Anyone who’s paying attention knows the behavior of the U.S. war machine is as relevant to Australians as it is to Americans, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
War Profiteers Oversee Pentagon Spending
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.
Opening the Floodgates for Profiteers of War
If it passes, the Reed/Inhofe amendment invoking wartime emergency spending powers will give the merchants of death what they are looking for, write Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies.
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.
Gold Rush in Ukraine
Even before hostilities broke out, the CEOs of major weapons firms were talking about how tensions in Europe could pad their profits, William D. Hartung and Julia Gledhill report.
Corporate Media’s War-Industry Pundits
Analyzing a range of TV news outlets, journalists at The Lever found viewers are often not informed when hawkish “experts” on Ukraine are employed by the weapons industry.
UK Military & Spy Agencies Wrap Themselves in ‘Woke’
British military policy organizations exploit the struggles of marginalized people while remaining complicit in savaging the same communities abroad, writes Freya India.
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.
America’s Merchants of Death Then & Now
Any modern-day probe of U.S. war profiteering could start by reviewing the 1936 conclusions of a special Senate investigation, writes Sam Pizzigati.