Posts Tagged: military spending
Some see Putin's Russia as a counterweight to U.S. global meddling. But Moscow is increasingly mimicking Washington's worst behavior.
Military contractors have shelled out over $1 million to the 2016 presidential candidates — including over $200,000 to Hillary Clinton alone.
The logic of military spending leads countries to effectively destroy their own property and burn down their own villages.
Why has waste at the Pentagon been so hard to rein in? Simple: The military-industrial complex profits from waste.
It might take someone of Trump’s vapid visibility to drive home the point that "world’s policeman" is not a viable role for the U.S. to play.
The budget proposed by the Congressional Progressive Caucus de-funds the Pentagon and invests new money in transitioning away from America's military-dependent economy.
The Obama administration's final Pentagon budget calls for quadrupling spending on efforts to counter Russia.
With its huge advertising budget, the Pentagon's turning war into just another game.
Our foreign policy is aggressive, parochial, and hard-hearted. Unless voters finally demand differently, our next president will be the same.
Thirty-six years into the U.S. base build-up in the Greater Middle East, military force has failed as a strategy for controlling the region, no less defeating terrorist organizations.