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Can Congress Stop Trump From Going Nuclear?

November 16, 2017

The Senate has held a hearing on a topic it hasn’t taken up in more than four decades: the President’s authority to launch nuclear war. William Hartung of the Center for International Policy discusses nuclear policy in the Trump era

Trump’s ‘Fantasy’ Military Budget Hides the Real Cost

July 28, 2017

To spend even more than the staggering amounts already given to the military, U.S. lawmakers have used the foreign war budget as a “slush fund” to circumvent Pentagon budget caps imposed by law, says William Hartung

Trump Greenlights Arms Sales to Bahrain and Many Other Countries

April 2, 2017

The decision to increase US arms sales to human rights violators and conflict zones places Trump on the side of those inflicting suffering and does not help the US economy much says William Hartung

2016 Summit on Saudi Arabia: Understanding the Kingdom and its Global Role

March 5, 2016
William Hartung, Center for International Policy, Raed Jarrar, American Friends Service Committee, Robert Vitalis, author and professor at University of Pennsylvania, Phyllis Bennis, Institute for Policy Studies

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