Posts Tagged: military spending
Aid to Israel dodges the austerity bullet.
Some are arguing that the military budget can't be cut because it will cost jobs. This summary of a 2009 study shows that, compared to other forms of federal spending, the military budget is a very poor job creator indeed.
It is official U.S. doctrine that defense, diplomacy and development are co-equal contributors to our security.
The Nation's Robert Dreyfuss has been a little too optimistic about the imminence of defense cuts.
With military cuts now on the negotiating table, here's a set of expert recommendations on what to cut and yet keep us safe and secure.
The proposed successor to the Stealth bomber boasts frightening new features.
Let's double US government funds devoted to promoting renewable energy.
Much of North Korea's population is starving, yet its government pours money into missile and nuclear programs. Such behavior seems to be the height of irrationality. But North Korea is only following the international community's - especially America's - example.
Let's shrink our military footprint.
Actions will include a protest in front of the White House at noon.