http://www.cnbc.com/id/47133207MItt wants $100 billion more for defense spending.US defense spending was $367 billion in 2001. This includes veterans benefits, foreign military aid and foreign economic aid.US defense spending was over $900 billion in 2011. An increase of $533 billion in 10 years!!!China is reported to spend $200-$300 billion per year on military.Good job mitt. Lets cut a few million from sesame street and increase defense spending by $100 billion. That should balance the budget.Defense welfare needs to be cut by $500 billion per year to $400 billion.That is still $100 billion more than CHINA spends.