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. havee same time, we competition. russia and china are modernizing their military. -- those of us charged with the responsibility of providing for the common defense must ask ourselves if we are doing everything possible to support our brave men and women in uniform to meet the challenges of an increasingly dangerous in theirsucceed mission question mark i am sad to say that they are not and in response to rising threats, asking the military to do more and give more, but we have given less and less to them. openingesses' statements are a harsh indictment of this failure, but they are right. i implore my colleagues to listen carefully to their testimony and he did their admonition to us. since 2011, spending caps mandated by the budget control cut in thed to a 23% defense budget. these reductions compounded by growing fiscal uncertainty in continuing resolutions have left our military forces with shrinking readiness. it has put the lives of our men and women in uniform at greater risk. the administration's fiscal year ,018 budget request, if enacted could arrest the decline in our military
, weave entered add new era of power competition. russia and china, despite their many differences, are both modernizing their military it is, developing advanced capabilities to undermine our ability to project power globally. russia continues to occupy crimea, destabilize ukraine, threaten our nato allies, falls to the murderous regime. and pursue a campaign of active measures to undermine the integrity of western democracies. thousands of our soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines deployed in harm's way around the globe, those of us charged with the awesome responsibility of providing for the common defense must ask ourselves, if we are doing everything possible to support our brave men and women in uniform to meet the challenges of an increasingly dangerous world and conduct ssu their mission. i'm sad to say we are not. in response to rising threats we have asked our military to do more and give more but have given less and less to them. our witnesses' opening statements are a harsh indictment to this failure but they are right. i implore my colleagues to listen carefully to their te
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