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.
Killing Civilians, from Mosul to Raqqa to Mariupol
Instead of investigating its war crimes, the U.S. has actively covered them up, write Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies.
Caitlin Johnstone: The Target is China
The Pentagon’s current strategy document clearly identifies Enemy No. 1. And it’s not Russia.
DIANA JOHNSTONE: For Washington, War Never Ends
The formation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the rearmament of Germany confirmed that for the United States, the war in Europe was not entirely over. It still isn’t.
How Corporations Won the War on Terror
Failed wars and thousands of lives lost are good for (some) business, writes William Hartung.
Consortium News: Exposing the Myths of America
Consortium News delivers first-rate journalism that bursts the myths that U.S. elites depend on to fool people into supporting their designs.
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.
Reinventing the US Military for Real National Defense
Collectively, Americans need to imagine a world in which they are no longer the foremost merchants of death, writes William J. Astore, as the arsenal of democracy became the arsenal of empire.
Misusing the Sacrifices of WW II
The unjustified interventions and increasingly ugly defeats simply don’t get mentioned. It is as though 70 years of U.S. military history has been whitewashed from the American mind, writes Joe Lauria.
Global 2020 Military Spending Grew to Nearly $2 Trillion
Despite the Covid-19 pandemic the U.S. continued to lead the surge in militarism, accounting for 39 percent of the world total.