Category: Military Industry

Global Arms Sales Grow for 7th Consecutive Year

In SIPRI’s latest tracking, the U.S. remains dominant, China is in distant second, Russia has semiconductor and sanctions problems, Israeli sales are boosted by the Washington-mediated Abraham Accords and a Taiwanese company enters the top 100 for the first time.

The US Military’s Culture of Lies

William Astore says the U.S. is a nation being unmade by war, the very opposite of what most Americans are taught. If wars were won with lies, he argues, the U.S. would be undefeated.

A Push for Peace in Ukraine

After last week’s protests, Marcy Winograd is amplifying Mexican President Obrador’s call for dialog among Biden, Putin and Zelensky to end the proxy war. 

Workers to Strike Arms Manufacturer

On Monday, 2,500 workers who make fighter jets, missiles and drones are set to begin the largest U.S. manufacturing strike since last year’s showdown at John Deere, Jonah Furman reports.

Fueling the Warfare State

In his annual examination of the U.S. “national security” budget, William D. Hartung finds budgetary malpractice on a grand scale.