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US Naval Coalition in Gulf – a Provocation Too Far
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US Naval Coalition in Gulf – a Provocation Too Far
July 12, 2019

The correct way to calm and resolve tensions in the region is for the Trump administration to halt its aggression towards Iran and to respect the 2015 international nuclear accord which it unilaterally trashed last year.

The Riptide of American Militarism
July 12, 2019

Caught up in war’s version of the same, from the Cold War to today, Washington has embraced the challenge with ever more weaponry, ever more troops and bases across the planet, ever more military spending, violence, and war.

The Riptide of American Militarism
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Iran expert: Military confrontation is “inevitable”
Iran expert: Military confrontation is “inevitable”
June 26, 2019

“The long-term agenda in the White House… [is] basically the destruction of the Islamic Republic, maybe even the destruction of the state, maybe even the destruction of Iran”.

The Pentagon’s Missing Trillions: What You Need to Know
June 3, 2019

Dr. Mark Skidmore of Michigan State University joins James Corbett to discuss his research with Catherine Austin Fitts into the $21 trillion in unaccounted transactions on the books of the US Department of Defence and the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The Pentagon’s Missing Trillions: What You Need to Know
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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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Vicious Cycle: The Pentagon Creates Tech Giants and Then Buys Their Services
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Vicious Cycle: The Pentagon Creates Tech Giants and Then Buys Their Services
May 23, 2019

The US Department of Defense’s bloated budget, along with CIA venture capital, helped to create tech giants, including Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google and PayPal. The government then contracts those companies to help its military and intelligence operations. In doing so, it makes the tech giants even bigger.

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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