When every conflict or area of instability is perceived as a threat, the world becomes the enemy, writes Brad Wolf.
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.
Weapons Industry’s Investment in US Congress
The military industrial complex’s more than $10 million in annual campaign contributions both reward and encourage Congress to shovel money at the Pentagon, finds the advocacy group Public Citizen.
Adding $37 Billion to Biden’s Military Budget
In a House committee vote, U.S. representatives voted 42-17 in favor of Rep. Jared Golden’s amendment to boost the president’s already gargantuan military spending request.
Last Tango in Washington?
Michael Brenner sizes up the scale of the West’s blunder in trying to use a crisis in Ukraine as the lever to bring down Putin and Russia along with him.
Craig Murray: US Prolongs Ukraine War
With no hope of a ceasefire soon, Turkey has turned to the more limited goal of ensuring that grain supplies can be shipped out from the Black Sea through the Bosphorus.
Chris Hedges: No Way Out But War
Permanent war has cannibalized the country. It has created a social, political, and economic morass. Each new military debacle is another nail in the coffin of Pax Americana.
Caitlin Johnstone: TV War Games Over Taiwan
NBC openly teamed up with a Pentagon-funded think tank to begin normalizing the idea of a U.S. hot war with China.
Five Reasons for Washington’s War Addiction
When the Soviet Union collapsed, the U.S. military-industrial complex recognized a giant business opportunity, writes William J. Astore.
UKRAINE: Czech Progressives Oppose US Military Base
With the escalation of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, militarists have been on a roll, especially in Eastern Europe, People’s Dispatch reports.