Military Industrial Complex

War, Gain And Loss – U.S. And Europe

U.S. is gaining from war in Europe. A  Wall Street Journal report (How War in Europe Boosts the U.S. Economy, Sun, Feb 18, 2024) said: ‘Proponents of support for Ukraine usually invoke…

Throwing More Money at the Pentagon

by William D. Hartung and Julia Gledhill On June 3rd, President Joe Biden signed a bill into law that lifted the government’s debt ceiling and capped some categories of government spending. The big winner was —…

Militarism of the United States

The U.S. government aims at global hegemony through military force https://popularresistance.org/john-pilger-the-us-is-escalating-war-tensions-with-china-in-desperate-bid-to-maintain-global-power/ https://www.transcend.org/tms/2022/11/see-867-us-military-bases-on-new-online-tool/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolfowitz_Doctrine The military-industrial complex, against which President Dwight D. Eisenhiwer warned in his famous farewell address, has bipartisan…

Reining in the Pentagon

by Mandy Smithberger and William D. Hartung Even as Congress moves to increase the Pentagon budget well beyond the astronomical levels proposed by the Biden administration, a new report from the Congressional…

How Corporations Won the War on Terror

The costs and consequences of America’s twenty-first-century wars have by now been well-documented — a staggering $8 trillion in expenditures and more than 380,000 civilian deaths, as calculated by Brown University’s Costs…

How The Military Controls America

Unlike corporations that sell to consumers, Lockheed Martin and the other top contractors to the U.S. Government are highly if not totally dependent upon sales to governments, for their profits,…

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