Military Industrial Complex

Global Merchants of Death: US Increases Arms Sales by 29%

Global Merchants of Death: US Increases Arms Sales by 29%

March 20, 2019

The U.S. continues to dominate the worldwide arms market, selling far more than any other country in the world, to over 100 countries. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia’s arms imports have tripled, according to SIPRI’s latest report

Weapons Are Now Woke: Media Whitewashing the Blood-Soaked US Military-Industrial Complex

Media Whitewashing the Blood-Soaked US Military-Industrial Complex

January 14, 2019

Arms manufacturers are trying to rebrand as progressive and feminist, while the corporate media does PR for the military-industrial complex. CODEPINK’s Medea Benjamin warns this pro-arms manufacturer campaign is infiltrating our schools.

Wilkerson’s Real “Vice” - Cheney’s Cold War and Regime Change (3/4)

Wilkerson on the Real “Vice” - Cheney

January 2, 2019
Cheney killed an Iranian peace offer, pushed a New Cold War with China, and planned regime change in Iraq, Iran and North Korea – says Larry Wilkerson, depicted in the film VICE and former Chief of Staff to Sec. State Colin Powell – a REPLAY of a 2010 interview by Paul Jay
Military-Industrial-Congressional Frauds - Lester Earnest on RAI (2/4)

Reality Asserts Itself - Lester Earnest

December 26, 2018
Profit and deception drove cold-war militarization, says Lester Earnest, founder of the Artificial Intelligence Lab at Stanford; Earnest says the anti-nuclear bomber SAGE radar system never worked and carried on for 25 years - Lester Earnest on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay
Trump’s US-Saudi Arms Deals Will Create Only a Few Hundred Jobs

Trump’s US-Saudi Arms Deals Will Create Only a Few Hundred Jobs

November 4, 2018

An exclusive report from Reuters surveyed arms manufacturers about the jobs that the Saudi arms deals would create and found that the actual numbers are a tiny fraction of what Trump had promised. Arms industry researcher Andrew Feinstein discusses Reuters’ findings

Trump to Abandon up Key Nuclear Missile Treaty - What is Behind the Move?

Trump to Abandon up Key Nuclear Missile Treaty – What is Behind the Move?

October 23, 2018

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says that the main reason for Trump to abandon the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty has to do with interests in the administration that would like to see a restarting of the nuclear arms race

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

Activists Arrested for Blocking Boeing Arms Plant Speak Out Against Yemen War

September 7, 2018

To protest the US-Saudi war on Yemen, peace activists blocked a Boeing weapons facility in Missouri with a bus — a symbol of the 40 Yemeni children on a school bus massacred by Saudi Arabia with a US-made bomb. The anti-war protesters speak with TRNN’s Ben Norton

John McCain: Hawkish Voice of Military-Industrial Complex, Paved Way for Trump

August 31, 2018

John McCain was an extreme war hawk who represented the military-industrial complex on Capitol Hill. And while he sometimes clashed with Donald Trump, their politics were mostly similar, and the Republican senator opened the door by normalizing Sarah Palin and the Tea Party. Ben Norton reports