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IPFS News Link • Military Industrial Complex

50 years later, Eisenhower’s grim warning on military profit rings true

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The term "military-industrial complex" entered the American lexicon 50 years ago today, when President Dwight Eisenhower warned of its dangers in an unusually frank farewell speech to the nation.

"This conjunction of an immense military establishment and a large arms industry is new in the American experience," Ike said