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Merchants of Death: How the Military-Industrial Complex Profits from Endless War

Merchants of Death: How the Military-Industrial Complex Profits from Endless War

September 17, 2018

A look into how the military-industrial complex fuels endless war for corporate profits. CODEPINK’s Medea Benjamin discusses her new report on the five largest US weapons manufacturers and their arms deals with Saudi Arabia, Israel, and Egypt

NATO Exercises Encircling Russia: U.S. Might be Sleepwalking into a Doomsday Scenario

July 17, 2017
For the first time, the U.S. has deployed advanced Patriot missiles as part of military exercises in the Baltic region, escalating tensions with Russia and helping boost military industry stock prices to record highs

The Military-Industrial-Congressional Complex

February 25, 2014
William Hartung: Those who fight the wars will face cuts, but not high- ranking military personnel or the companies that build weapons

Al Qaeda, Saudi Arabia and the Collapsing Free Syrian Army

December 13, 2013

Omar Dahi tells Paul Jay that there is widespread belief among many Syrians that Geneva II is going to be a way to preserve the Syrian state and create a front for fighting al-Qaeda

Military In Crisis: Sexual Assault, Soldier Suicides and Excess Spending Rampant

August 14, 2013

Larry Wilkerson: Decline of US armed forces inevitable if systemic problems remain unaddressed

Wilkerson: Nominated FBI Director Is Model of Revolving Door

July 10, 2013

James Comey will likely be confirmed as the new FBI Director, and his career working for Lockheed Martin and a hedge fund is just another example of the American status quo

New Military Detention Powers Threaten Basic Rights

May 23, 2013
Among items transfered to local law enforcement agencies have been assault rifles and grenade launchers, even Blackhawk helicopters and .50 caliber machine guns; In fiscal year 2011 alone, the Pentagon transferred almost $500 million worth of materials to domestic law enforcement – near double the previous year’s total

Arms Manufacturers Influence GCC and US Foreign Policy

April 15, 2013

Larry Wilkerson: Six big arms monopolies profit from tension and war; promote a strategic vision that favors their short term commercial interest