Pentagon No. 2 urges end to U.S. budget cut 'madness'

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Posted: Nov 12, 2014 8:16 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work appealed on Wednesday for lawmakers to "end this madness" of across-the-board Pentagon spending cuts, saying they threaten U.S. military readiness and technological dominance at a time of complex global challenges.

(Reporting by David Alexander; Editing by Bill Trott)