The foxes are guarding the hen house with billions under review by the Commission on the National Defense Strategy, writes Eli Clifton. And the potential conflicts of interest start at the top.
Tag: General Dynamics
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.
How Corporations Won the War on Terror
Failed wars and thousands of lives lost are good for (some) business, writes William Hartung.
That $14 Trillion Spent by Pentagon Since 9/11
Corporate behemoths such as Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Boeing and General Dynamics have been hoovering up much of that money, according to this analysis.
Investors in US Weapon-Makers Only Clear Winners of Afghan War
Share prices of military manufacturers vastly outperformed the stock market overall during the Afghanistan War.
A People’s Guide to the War Industry
Profit alone drives the war industry, leaving behind piles of corpses, writes Christian Sorensen. First in a series of five articles about the military industrial congressional complex.
A Foot Soldier Throws Down His Gun
Brandon Toy, an Iraq War veteran and a mid-level project manager at General Dynamics, concluded that what he had done and was doing went against the best principles of the United States and so resigned with a declaration that if…
Brandon Toy’s Act of Conscience
Exclusive: Courage, like cowardice, often comes in individual, incremental pieces building toward something great and honorable, or small and dishonorable. The resignation of Brandon Toy from General Dynamics fits into the former category and is so honored by an organization…