Sputnik reports Despite the Pentagon's push for improved artificial intelligence, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter promised it is not interested in developing killer robots. Last month, veteran US Air Force pilot Gene Lee went up against a flight
The U.S. military-industrial complex and the U.S. mainstream media often describe the leadership of North Korea, headed by President Kim Jong-un, as crazy and irrational. But what could be more crazy and irrational than doing the same thing over and
Morgan Chalfant for the Washington Free Beacon reports U.S. forces recently completed two successful test-launches of unarmed ballistic missiles, exercises conducted to demonstrate the military's nuclear deterrent force.
Sen. Graham Reportedly Furious, Demands Even Bigger Deal
Soaring Estimates Still Believed an Underestimate
Jonathan Landay for Reuters reports The United States and its negotiating partners agreed "in secret" to allow Iran to evade some restrictions in last year's landmark nuclear agreement in order to meet the deadline for it to start getting relie
Only six months ago, the Pentagon denied that it would make autonomous killer robots. Today, it is clear that not only are they making such machines, they are clearly worried about the potential of autonomous robot wars to wipe out all humanity. ?
American foreign policy myths are generated in the corridors of power to elicit popular support and lavish congressional funding for the multi-trillion dollar military-industrial-counterterrorism complex.
Sputnik news reports The most expensive aircraft carrier in the arsenal of the United States, the USS Gerald R. Ford, is coming under review due to concerns about the vessel's effectiveness. A review of the $12.9 billion warship conducted earlier
Nick Giambruno: Doug, I know you've been thinking about how the Greater Depression will unfold. It's no secret the government has created the biggest credit bubble in history through endless money printing--euphemistically called QE--and now -
Exclusive: Behind the U.S. media-political clamor for a new Cold War with Russia is a massive investment by the Military-Industrial Complex in "think tanks" and other propaganda outlets, writes Jonathan Marshall.
The U.S. military is mum on Special Operations bases around the world, but they're public knowledge
It's no surprise that government workers like to party - just look at the myriad Secret Service and Drug Enforcement Agency scandals. Even the Pentagon has gotten in on the action, with employees using government travel cards at strip clubs and c
The new Ford class of super-carriers is years overdue, billions over budget, and not combat worthy. Meanwhile to justify the expense, Washington is ginning up tension in the Persian Gulf and South China Sea. How long can this continue?
In the past months the Obama Administration has clearly also escalated tensions in the seas surrounding the Peoples' Republic of China--East China Sea with Japan and South China Sea with the Philippines--tensions which potentially could provoke a
When government is completely dysfunctional and seems not to serve the people's interests, we have to wonder where our tax dollars are going. Thanks to a Reuters investigation by Scot Paltrow, we have an answer--or, rather, a non-answer. Apparentl
Everything grows old. I'm told one day the stars and planets will turn to dust. So I suppose it's no surprise that America's arsenal of nuclear weapons is also showing signs of advancing age, and may have to be replaced.
The Pentagon Money Pit: $6.5 Trillion in Unaccountable Army Spending, and No DOD Audit for the Past Two Decades
The United States is now engaged in perpetual war with victory nowhere in sight. Iraq is chaotic and scarred. So, too, is Libya. Syria barely exists. After 15 years, "progress" in Afghanistan has proven eminently reversible as efforts to rollbac
Air Force Seeks New Land-Based and Air-Launched Nukes … Advancing what could become a near-total rebuild of the U.S. nuclear weapons arsenal, the Air Force … solicited industry proposals to build a new fleet of land-based nuclear missiles as well