Posts Tagged: military spending
For 60 years, Koreans on both sides of the DMZ have awaited a peace treaty. Instead they've gotten an arms race and political repression.
The real "pivot to Asia" should be towards decarbonization, a more equitable distribution of wealth, and a commitment to fight climate change.
U.S. foreign policy is anything but demilitarized. But where the Bush team saw every problem as a nail, the Obama team wields more than just a hammer.
The shift from a permanent war footing to permanent diplomacy has significant promise for prosperity as well as peace.
The lumbering aircraft carrier known as the United States should be executing a pivot that lives up to its name: a shift from the martial to the pacific.
Before we get cynical about 2014, let's recount the good news from 2013: declining U.S. militarism, a resurgence of diplomacy, and a more forceful global discussion about inequality.
The more state-of-the-art military technology is the more can go wrong with it ― especially during war-time.
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.