Not many budget wonks worry about the other side of "security spending": the money we spend on civlian capacity to engage the world. But it matters, and it will matter more once the US is out of Iraq and Afghanistan. A project I am connected to at the Stimson Center - Budgeting for Foreign Affairs and Defense - is one of the places that does worry about it, because our civilian and military capabilities are synergistic, or should be. BFAD runs a website - The Will and the Wallet - that is worth looking at for both defense and foreign policy wonks. I have linke to it a number of times over the past year.