Michale T. Klare outlines how the U.S. Defense Department will seek a growing share of the country’s scientific and technological resources for military-oriented work.
Tag: U.S. Military Budget
When the World Is the Enemy
When every conflict or area of instability is perceived as a threat, the world becomes the enemy, writes Brad Wolf.
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.
Demands for Senate to Slash ‘Out of Control’ Pentagon Budget
More than 60 advocacy groups are pressing senators to back a push by Bernie Sanders and Ed Markey to cut the $740.5 billion military budget by 10 percent.
What Will the Discharged US Soldiers Do?
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s plans to trim the size of the standing U.S. army may represent a welcome step toward reining in the huge military budget, but the lack of training and work for discharged soldiers could contribute to the social crisis…
The Trickery of the Military Budget
A key federal budget trick is using words to confuse citizens, such as labeling U.S. military spending as “defense” though much is for “offense” and sliding costs for wounded soldiers under “veterans affairs” and nuclear bombs under “energy,” as ex-CIA…