Posts Tagged: military spending
America’s money-soaked political system simultaneously bolsters the military-industrial complex and undermines diplomacy.
A mindless, voracious invasive species threatens to take over politics as surely as the maritime version took over the Black Sea.
The best thing the American Empire can do is prepare the world for its eventual collapse.
The U.S. government needs to develop a unified national security budget that allows the president and the Congress to make trade-offs like these.
The "American Century" is most certainly coming to an end. The goal should be a smooth transition to a more cooperative world order.
In fact, sequestration will not "gut" our military. Sequestration will take our military budget back to the level it was in 2007, when we were still fighting two wars.
Why is the Obama administration pressing Europeans to increase military spending? And what should it matter to Washington if Britain remains in the EU?
Will Hegel follow in Panetta's ideological footsteps when it comes to the Air-Sea, Cold War style battle in the Pacific?
There is a growing U.S. movement linking human and environmental needs with a demand to end our wars and liberate the vast resources they consume.
Even a conservative estimate of the true costs of garrisoning the globe comes to an annual total of about $170 billion--or maybe even more.