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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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Senate Committee Votes to Raise Defense Spending for Second Year in a Row to $750 Billion
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Senate Committee Votes to Raise Defense Spending for Second Year in a Row to $750 Billion
May 27, 2019

The Senate Armed Services Committee advanced a major defense spending bill in a closed session this week, agreeing to the Trump administration’s $750 billion request and raising U.S. defense spending to levels not seen since the height of the Iraq War.

What Could Be More ‘Fun’ than Covering the Pentagon and All Its ‘Toys’? Asks the New York Times
May 24, 2019

The fact is that such naked gushing over all that lethal Pentagon hardware is perfectly okay from someone with Helene Cooper’s racial/gender/national profile. It’s amazing what you can say if you’re only diverse enough. Mark Crispin MILLER Every day, on […]

What Could Be More ‘Fun’ than Covering the Pentagon and All Its ‘Toys’? Asks the New York Times
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Trump Attacks Military Industrial Complex and Calls for Infrastructure Investments in the Middle East
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Trump Attacks Military Industrial Complex and Calls for Infrastructure Investments in the Middle East
May 23, 2019

While Trump has too often accommodated his hive of neocons, his recent statements and repeated calls for cooperation with Russia and China demonstrate a sound push back which should be taken very seriously.

Trump Nominates ‘Embodiment of the Military-Industrial Complex’ Patrick Shanahan to Lead Pentagon
May 11, 2019

In a move critics warned could further deepen the ties between the sprawling and immensely profitable private weapons industry and the U.S. government, the White House announced Thursday that President Donald Trump will nominate former Boeing executive Patrick Shanahan to head the Pentagon.

Trump Nominates ‘Embodiment of the Military-Industrial Complex’ Patrick Shanahan to Lead Pentagon
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‘Humanitarian’ Concerns Increase Wars, Benefit Only Arms-Producers
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‘Humanitarian’ Concerns Increase Wars, Benefit Only Arms-Producers
May 10, 2019

In a nation such as the United States, the constant need for new wars is being constantly driven by investors’ needs for expanding both markets and targets.

Note from America: War Spending Is Bankrupting the USA
March 30, 2019

Our nation is being preyed upon by a military industrial complex that is propped up by war profiteers, corrupt politicians and foreign governments.

Note from America: War Spending Is Bankrupting the USA
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