Tag: Military Industrial Complex

Select period from
to
The Nuclearization of American Diplomacy
Editor's Сhoice
The Nuclearization of American Diplomacy
October 12, 2020

On August 21st, six nuclear-capable B-52H Stratofortress bombers, representing approximately one-seventh of the war-ready U.S. B-52H bomber fleet, flew from their home base in North Dakota to Fairford Air Base in England for several weeks of intensive operations over Europe.

Dr. Strangelove’s Spoon Benders: How the U.S. Military Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
September 14, 2020

That somehow “it might be possible to fight, and win, a battle with nuclear weapons, without the exchange leading to an all-out-world-ending conflict,” and if not…we may all die for a lunatic’s dream in the process.

Dr. Strangelove’s Spoon Benders: How the U.S. Military Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
Security
Just 3% of What the US Spends Destroying Countries Could End Starvation—On the Entire Planet
Editor's Сhoice
Just 3% of What the US Spends Destroying Countries Could End Starvation—On the Entire Planet
February 8, 2020

As of 2019, the annual Pentagon base budget, plus war budget, plus nuclear weapons in the Department of Energy, plus Homeland Security and other military spending totaled well over $1 trillion — not counting what’s “lost.”

US Deploys ‘Mini-Nukes’ in Deplorable Threat to World Peace
February 7, 2020

The world is moving towards more insecurity and risk of catastrophic war. And the fault of that damnable dynamic lies entirely with Washington.

US Deploys ‘Mini-Nukes’ in Deplorable Threat to World Peace
Editorial
Sign up for
the Strategic
Culture Foundation
Newsletter
US Stealth Jets Can’t Shoot Straight, New Pentagon Report Warns
Editor's Сhoice
US Stealth Jets Can’t Shoot Straight, New Pentagon Report Warns
February 3, 2020

The Lockheed Martin F-35 stealth fighter has suffered a long list of problems that we’ve frequently noted. Now a new report from Bloomberg, citing a Pentagon annual assessment, specifies how the stealth fighters can’t shoot straight. 

How The Military-Industrial Complex Gets Away With Murder in Contract After Contract
January 22, 2020

…And let’s face it, a Congress that allows endless wars, terrible spending practices, and multiplying conflicts of interest is, as the history of the twenty-first century has shown us, a recipe for disaster.

How The Military-Industrial Complex Gets Away With Murder in Contract After Contract
Editor's Сhoice
You Say You Want a (Russian) Revolution?
Editor's Сhoice
You Say You Want a (Russian) Revolution?
December 27, 2019

Andrei Martyanov’s latest book provides unceasing evidence about the kind of lethality waiting for U.S. forces in a possible, future war against real armies (not the Taliban or Saddam Hussein’s).

US Making Outer Space the Next Battle Zone – Karl Grossman
December 23, 2019

Grossman debunks oft-repeated claims made by US politicians that Russia and China are advancing their own space weaponry. Indeed, he points out, both Moscow and Beijing are on the record over many years calling for the US to desist from violating the 1967 Outer Space Treaty.

US Making Outer Space the Next Battle Zone – Karl Grossman
Interview
More