Ten heavily armored American humvees were delivered to Boryspil International Airport near Kiev, Ukraine today as part of the United States commitment to send defense aid to the nation in its struggle against Russian separatists.
The defense budget is no longer the top driver of spending - it has been bypassed by Social Security.
The United States of America is what Mark Steyn forlornly describes as the brokest nation in history.
The Obama administration has decided to hold part of the $1.23 billion the United States gives to the Egyptian military each year. It could halt aid on a more permanent basis after a review process is concluded.