military

An Ex-Marine's View of the US 'Forever War'

An Ex-Marine’s View of the US ‘Forever War’

September 25, 2018

Former Marine Lyle Jeremy Rubin talks about how he came to see US wars as a non-stop continuation of the war economy and how US politicians and mass media have numbed the population to the realities of war

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

Breaking News: Trump’s Military Parade Is Now Estimated To Cost $92 Million

August 17, 2018

Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers / Popular Resistance. 200 Organizations Form Network To Stop The Trump Military Parade CNBC is reporting that President Donald Trump’s military parade is estimated to cost $92 million, citing a U.S. defense official with firsthand knowledge of the assessment. This is a massive increase in the estimated cost, which was $12 million. The…

187 Organizations Call For Mass Protest Against Military Parade

August 15, 2018

By No Trump Military Parade. Divest from War, Invest in Peace, Reclaim Armistice Day A network of 187 organizations has come together to urge a mass protest against the military parade in November called for by President Trump. The military parade is widely opposed. Army Times conducted a poll of its readers; 51,000 responded and…

Ex-Obama Officials Shill, and Bill, for Big Tech’s Pentagon Deals

July 27, 2018

As Google faced an internal employee revolt over its involvement in the Pentagon’s drone warfare program, the Obama-veteran firm WestExec stepped in to help. The case highlights the deep ties between the tech industry and government officials, says Yasha Levine, author of “Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet.”

North Korea Can Never Trust the U.S.A.

June 19, 2018

By David William Pear, June 18, 2018  The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (i.e. North Korea) cannot trust the United States of America. The US does not keep its promises, honor its treaties and obey international laws. This is not opinion; it is the history of the US, beginning with the many broken promises and…

Wilkerson: From Trump Parade to Budget, There’s ‘Too Much Military’

February 12, 2018

As President Trump requests a military parade, Congress has approved a new budget that increases military spending to record levels. Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Colin Powell, says that from Trump’s cabinet on down, there is “too much military.”

US Ambassador Confirms Billions Spent On Regime Change in Syria, Debunking ‘Obama Did Nothing’ Myth

February 9, 2018

The United States spent at least $12 billion in Syria-related military and civilian expenses in the four years from 2014 through 2017, according to former U.S. ambassador Robert Ford, Ben Norton reports.

The US is Arming and Assisting Neo-Nazis in Ukraine, While Congress Debates Prohibition

January 18, 2018

Known as a bastion of neo-Nazism, the Azov Battalion has received teams of American military advisors and high powered US-made weapons

Post 9/11 AUMF Law Gives Trump Power to Wage Perpetual War

November 1, 2017

Post 9/11 authorization to use military force has been used to intervene in 19 countries. Congress ought to reclaim its authority to declare war, explains Col. Larry Wilkerson