The Military-Industrial-Congressional Complex
The National Priorities Project’s Lindsay Koshgarian discusses the socially beneficial investment that could come from reallocating the billions otherwise given to the Pentagon
Defense analyst William Hartung says the biggest winner will be Lockheed Martin, the builder of the most expensive weapons program ever undertaken by the Pentagon.
Jeb Bush misses the point that Obama has proposed the biggest military spending budget in history of the world says David Swanson
Paul Jay talks to historian Peter Kuznick, who says the people of Okinawa want all the military bases moved off the island
Lawmakers and military administrators are shifting baseline funding to the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) budget, which is exempt from mandatory cuts.
Anti-militarism advocates William Hartung and Greg Mello discuss why a House proposal to spend billions on new nuclear weapons, the F-35 and other projects is wasteful and harmful for America’s strategic interests