Posts Tagged: U.S. military spending

What Comes After Empire?

Let's say the U.S. actually curbed its military adventurism, reeled in the Pentagon budget, and closed its global network of bases. Then what?
Hyping threats from Russia, China, and the rest of the world, the U.S. War Party is gearing up to reassert American power.
If Obama thought his short pass through Pacific would boost the much-vaunted U.S. “pivot” to Asia, he soon discovered that the world is not cooperating with his best-laid plans.