Posts Tagged: military spending
In the foreign policy debates between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, expect these issues to get short thrift.
Here's a proposal for putting the environment smack at the center of security, beginning with Asia.
Even House Republicans can't stomach spending $17,000 on a helicopter drip pan.
Here's a way to reduce the military budget without threatening national security.
Asia is currently in the middle of an unprecedented arms race that is sharpening tensions in the region and competing with efforts to address poverty and growing inequality.
Instead of dieting together, the Pentagon is trying to keep our NATO allies fat and unhappy.
The United States accounts for approximately 43 percent of all global military expenditures.
Over 130 events planned in 39 countries on Tuesday, April 17. Actions come as new global military spending data released by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Action coincides with U.S. tax day.
As we get ready to give our taxes to the Pentagon, here's a three-part strategy for reducing global military spending.
In a recent speech at the Newseum, former Costa Rican president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Oscar Arias describes concrete ways of moving beyond our over-militarized world.