The U.S. war industry is out of control. It has been since 1945. It finances political campaigns, thereby purchasing loyalty from elected officials.
...Too Large? It's really hard to argue that our military is underfunded, so perhaps our mission has grown too large. That mission includes being currently involved in combat operations in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, Somalia, Niger, Libya, and Yemen
Washington (AFP) - Even as the Pentagon hustles to ensure that its defenses keep pace with North Korea's fast-growing rocket program, US officials increasingly are turning attention to a new generation of missile threat.
This week President Trump delivered his 2019 military spending budget request. He vowed to rebuild the "depleted" military with a massive increase in spending. Will we be more economically secure with a trillion dollars dumped into military spending?
War Spending Will Bankrupt America
Right now, the U.S. government is operating in the negative on every front: it's spending far more than what it makes (and takes from the American taxpayers) and it is borrowing heavily (from foreign governments and Social Security) to keep the gov
The Defense Logistics Agency reportedly failed to produce records explaining how it spent hundreds of millions of dollars on construction projects and computer equipment.
The Pentagon's new National Defense Strategy for the United States is a complete U-turn away from our past two decades focused on terrorism. The new "greatest threat" to the United States? Russia and China, along with a couple of "rogue states." What
Despite all other bureaucratic functions ceasing to go on because of the government shutdown, our fearless rules ensured us that the War Machine will be just fine.
The US military/security complex has taken another step toward Armageddon. The Pentagon has prepared a nuclear posture review (NPR) that gives the OK to development of smaller "useable" nuclear weapons and permits their use in response to a non-n
President Trump is expected to mandate that US embassies overseas become more aggressive salespersons for the US weapons industry.
The Pentagon issues a jumbled list of contracts every business day around 5:00PM local time. Below we highlight all of the transactions from December 2017 related to remotely piloted vehicles, commonly known as drones. The U.S. Department of Defense
The Pentagon has recklessly contaminated more than 40,000 sites across the United States, exposing hundreds of thousands of Americans to deadly chemicals.
DEFENSE DEPARTMENT TO CONDUCT FIRST-EVER AUDIT
Funded at the request of Harry Reid, the program probed a number of encounters military pilots had with aircraft they believed didn't operate like anything they had seen before.
Welcome to New World Next Week - the video series from Corbett Report and Media Monarchy that covers some of the most important developments in open source intelligence news. This week:
Don't get too excited about a recent report that the Pentagon is going to finally undergo an audit to see where the trillions of missing dollars have gone. Beltway pundits -- including WaPo's Robert Samuelson in an article over the weekend -- are sti