EDITORIAL

A Threat to National Security

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Science  19 Oct 2012:
Vol. 338, Issue 6105, pp. 304
DOI: 10.1126/science.1230384

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The United States faces one of the most perilous conditions that I can remember in my professional life. The greatest threat we face today is not external, but internal. Our inability as a nation to reach a durable consensus on plans that match our national goals with our financial resources is, in my judgment, the greatest National Security risk.