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Why America’s Military Capabilities Are Failing
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Why America’s Military Capabilities Are Failing
September 12, 2019

The big money is being made not in Government-service, but in the private-sector side of the revolving door between Government-service and the private sector.

The Great Cost and Myth of US Defense Spending
September 1, 2019

The excessive spending on the Air Force is the most wasteful of all military expenditures. The Air Force is obsessed with fighter superiority in an era without a threat.

The Great Cost and Myth of US Defense Spending
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In Wars and Weapons We Trust
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In Wars and Weapons We Trust
August 15, 2019

The more we Americans profess our faith in warriors, weapons, and wars, the more we endanger our nation’s collective soul.

True Budget Hawks Are Foreign Policy Dove
July 30, 2019

Republican Congress members’ support for ever-higher levels of military spending is justified by their support for an interventionist foreign policy.

True Budget Hawks Are Foreign Policy Dove
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The US-NATO Military Alliance Continues Confrontation Along Russia’s Borders
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The US-NATO Military Alliance Continues Confrontation Along Russia’s Borders
July 23, 2019

The US-NATO alliance is increasing the number and scope of military manoeuvres along Russia’s borders, and announced that “in 2019, a total of 102 NATO exercises are planned; 39 of them are open to partner participation.” The exercises include 25 land, 27 air and 12 maritime-centred groups of manoeuvres.

Merger Mania in the Military Industry
July 22, 2019

Lockheed Martin’s government contracts rival the operating budget of the State Department, writes William D. Hartung. And now it’s about to have company.

Merger Mania in the Military Industry
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Provoking Iran Could Start a War and Crash the Entire World Economy
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Provoking Iran Could Start a War and Crash the Entire World Economy
June 23, 2019

Upon closer examination, it becomes apparent that the actions of Bolton and Pompeo seem to be aligned in prolonging the United States’ unipolar moment, continuing to issue diktats to other countries and failing to recognize the multipolar reality we live in.

The Best Way to Honor Fallen Soldiers Is to Stop Sending Troops to War
May 28, 2019

Though America was founded on the principles of limited government and skepticism of the state, popular political discourse and the politicians who perpetuate it too often fail to apply this wise distrust to militarism, which is an extension of government. Indeed, Memorial Day was established following the Civil War, where as many as 750,000 Americans died fighting each other on behalf of their splintered governments.

The Best Way to Honor Fallen Soldiers Is to Stop Sending Troops to War
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