Appropriations Committee chair David Obey says he will withhold action on supplemental spending request until action is taken to meet domestic needs.
Robert Gates calls for Congress, the Pentagon, and defense contractors to make serious cuts.
"The deaths of three American soldiers in a Taliban suicide attack on Wednesday lifted the veil on United States military assistance to Pakistan." So began a Feb 4th piece by Jane Perlez in the New York Times. But even all these days on, it's been a very discreet unveiling.