How Foreign Policy Functions Shifted to the Pentagon

Aug 4, 2008 (Washington Post) — Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. (D-Del.), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, opened a hearing last Thursday on the creeping militarization of U.S. foreign policy by saying: “There has been a migration of functions and authorities from U.S. civilian agencies to the Department of Defense.” Full Report

Say, isn’t it just simpler to let the military run it all? And don’t think Obama will be any different (assuming he’s elected). — PID