Unless Congress acts soon, the Defense Department will operate for the rest of the year under a “continuing resolution,” which handcuffs this year’s funding to last year’s priorities. This would be deeply misguided at a moment when the world is as dangerous as it’s been in decades.

Congress will have to face a choice come Feb. 18: fully fund the federal government, or continue playing Russian roulette with our national security.

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