The Arsenal of Autocracy
by William Hartung
If the current global situation is getting you down, think of the arms manufacturers: they're doing great.
Why Is Pentagon Spending Rising When "We Can't Afford" Everything Else?
by Lawrence Wittner
The self-interest of politicians and defense contractors, not popular demand or military necessity, is driving a new US military buildup that continues unabated even as other vital national priorities go begging.
After Afghanistan: Will Peace Get a Chance?
by William Astore
"Here’s the rest of my message to my fellow citizens. Stop rewarding the Pentagon and its failed generals and admirals with yet more money."
by William Astore
One place a little cancel culture could come in handy is in the halls of the Pentagon, where costly and pointless weapons programs prove impossible to kill off.
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