Posts Tagged: Military Contractors
Pretending that everyone wants peace in Colombia ignores the long-term effects of militarism — and the fact that the war benefits many powerful interests, including in Washington.
Absent much stronger U.S. and European pressure on their Saudi allies, Yemen's latest ceasefire threatens to collapse — which could mean a return to massive civilian bombardments.
Military contractors have shelled out over $1 million to the 2016 presidential candidates — including over $200,000 to Hillary Clinton alone.
Why has waste at the Pentagon been so hard to rein in? Simple: The military-industrial complex profits from waste.
Clinton’s State Department overlooked human rights abuses and corruption while keeping a lucrative flow of contracts moving to U.S. security firms working in Mexico.
The Obama administration's final Pentagon budget calls for quadrupling spending on efforts to counter Russia.
The Pentagon is distributing weaponry and equipment made for U.S. counterinsurgency campaigns abroad to police who patrol American streets.
An AFRICOM official says the U.S. has been "at war" in Africa for over two years.
The Obama administration’s pledge to restrain the global arms trade doesn't square with its aggressive promotion of U.S. arms exports.
A great deal of good can happen if military contractors and militarized communities invest in new energy technology rather than Cold War weapons systems.