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Reducing U.S. Military Spending Always Meets With Resistance; Increasing It Never Does
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Reducing U.S. Military Spending Always Meets With Resistance; Increasing It Never Does
April 10, 2021

Sanders’ bill was killed in the Senate by a vote of 23 to 77, with half of Senate Democrats stepping up to help Republicans stomp it dead. It’s companion bill in the House of Representatives was killed by a margin of 93 to 324, with a majority of House Democrats (92 to 139) voting nay.

Why Pentagon Weapons Programs Rarely Get Canceled Despite Major Problems
March 7, 2021

Let’s take a closer look at several major weapons systems that are begging to be canceled — and a rare case of one that finally was.

Why Pentagon Weapons Programs Rarely Get Canceled Despite Major Problems
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Who Controls American Imperialism?
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Who Controls American Imperialism?
February 6, 2021

America does most of the entire world’s invasions and coups and sanctions. This has been the case ever since 1945, Eric Zuesse writes.

Happy Days Ahead for the Pentagon as Beacons Are Lit for the Military-Industrial Complex
February 2, 2021

President Biden’s beacon has been deflected to the rugged trails of aggression, Brian Cloughley writes.

Happy Days Ahead for the Pentagon as Beacons Are Lit for the Military-Industrial Complex
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Biden Picks Raytheon Board Member To Lead The US War Machine
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Biden Picks Raytheon Board Member To Lead The US War Machine
December 9, 2020

The mass media are reporting that the Biden camp has selected former general Lloyd J. Austin III to be the next secretary of defense, assuaging fears among antiwar activists that the position would go to bloodthirsty psychopath Michele Flournoy as commonly predicted.

NSA Spied On Denmark As It Chose Its Future Fighter Aircraft: Report
November 23, 2020

Reports in the Danish media allege that the United States spied on the country’s government and its defense industry, as well as other European defense contractors, in an attempt to gain information on its fighter acquisition program.

NSA Spied On Denmark As It Chose Its Future Fighter Aircraft: Report
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As U.S. Tensions Soar With China, Taiwan Fears Cannon Fodder Risk
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As U.S. Tensions Soar With China, Taiwan Fears Cannon Fodder Risk
October 22, 2020

The “clarity” Taipei is seeking is unlikely to be rendered by Washington as the latter is only using Taiwan as a device against China.

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.

The Nuclearization of American Diplomacy
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