About the Task Force on a Uniied Security Budget
Te ask Force on a Unied Securiy Budge was ormed in 2004 in an eor o encourage more eeciveederal spending on securiy. Te ask Force has made he case or he pas eigh years ha a unied secu-riy budge would allow lawmakers o consider securiy spending as a whole, and hus help o achieve a beter balance among all he securiy ools in he Deparmens o Deense, Sae, and Homeland Securiy.o ensure ha each o he ools o oreign policy receives appropriae unding, he ask Force providesan annual repor card on he overall balance o U.S. securiy spending. I divides he securiy budge inohree caegories:
Spending on oense hrough he Deparmen o Deense
Spending on deense hrough he Deparmen o Homeland Securiy
Spending on prevenion hrough non-miliary oreign engagemen programs in he Deparmen o Saeand he U.S. Agency or Inernaional DevelopmenMembers o he ask Force wih experise in each o hese domains analyze spending rends in heirrespecive elds and recommend changes o he presiden’s budge reques. aken ogeher hese recom-mendaions make up our Unied Securiy Budge.