Some 8,000 U.S. contractors have died abroad since 9/11, compared to 7,000 U.S. troops.
They admit Trump’s dangerous, but they’ll stick with him as long as he cuts billionaires’ taxes, deregulates corporations, and feeds the military-industrial complex.
The Pentagon’s Office of Economic Adjustment mostly missed its chance to wean communities off America’s dependence on defense economics.
This is what a non-imperial, truly internationalist foreign policy would look like.
The logic of military spending leads countries to effectively destroy their own property and burn down their own villages.
IPS’s Peter Certo joins Telesur for an in-depth look at U.S. foreign policy as it relates to ISIS, Saudis, Syria, and more.
The U.S. military-industrial complex plays a role as Congress considers rejecting the Iran nuclear agreement despite the potential cost of war.
Why should we maintain our grossly expensive military-industrial complex when tax dollars are so desperately needed at home?
The United States has been at war for more years than it has been at peace. War is not a “last resort,” something we fall back on when diplomacy, sanctions and other tools fail. It has become our normal condition.
If weapons orders get diverted, so do campaign contributions.
Neither party adequately addresses the largest item in the discretionary budget: the Pentagon.
Bi-partisan group in the Senate remains fully committed to ignoring all evidence in their quest to bomb Iran.
This is not your father’s Oldsmobile.
Can we run our economy on military spending?