NATION: As the cold war comes to a close, the U.S. is cutting defense. With vision, Bush could prune billions more
Does the Pentagon still need all its bombers, missiles, aircraft carriers and soldiers? Experts think the U.S. could pare down to a smaller, faster military without sacrificing security. Three scenarios for deeper cuts. -- The peace dividend is not as big as it looks. -- A State of the Union speech with Democratic rhetoric and a Republican budget. -- The Star-Spangled Banner is hard to sing; its words are hard to remember. Should the anthem be replaced?