SOURCE: Tom Dispatch
by William D. Hartung
When, in his farewell address in 1961, President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned of the dangers of the “unwarranted influence” wielded by the “military-industrial complex,” he could never have dreamed of an arms-making corporation of the size and political clout of Lockheed Martin.
by Gregory D. Foster
The military-industrial complex has been given new, unfettered life and license by the 2018 National Defense Strategy document.
by James Fallows
" [The] reverent but disengaged attitude toward the military—we love the troops, but we’d rather not think about them—has become so familiar that we assume it is the American norm. But it is not."
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