Several years ago, I composed an article entitled "Darth Greenspan" in which I compared former Federal Reserve Chairman, Alan Greenspan to Hollywood’s greatest villain Darth Vader bringing attention to his early adherence to a gold based currency ...
A former US Senator says Congress will not stop the expansion of the US military industrial complex and seeks to globalize weapons on the back of its NATO relationship.
Germany is in talks with Israel to buy weaponised drones for its military that are seen as more technologically advanced than US ones, the weekly Der Spiegel reported.
The danger represented by North Korea is nothing next to the escalating humor of the caption contests raging all over the internet RIGHT NOW!!
Sixing Liu, a Chinese citizen who worked at L-3’s space and navigation division, was sentenced in federal court here to five years and 10 months for taking thousands of files about the device, called a disk resonator gyroscope, and other defense syst
According to the Congressional Budget Office, the projected defense budget will still go from $593 billion in fiscal year 2014 to $702 billion in 2023, even if this sequester is allowed to stand. Even with these “evil” and “scary” cuts factored in,
The Pentagon will spend $1 billion to deploy additional ballistic missile interceptors along the Pacific Coast to counter the growing reach of North Korea’s weapons, a decision accelerated by Pyongyang’s recent belligerence and
Ten years ago, as the clock was ticking down to George W. Bush’s invasion of Iraq, a campaign of U.S. government lies and exaggerations had convinced many Americans that they were the ones under threat.
George Bush sold the war as quick and cheap; it was long and costly. Even now, the US is paying billions to private contractors
It's almost impossible to escape the Washington establishment's hysteria over sequestration—the $85 billion in across-the-board spending cuts, a less than 2.3 percent reduction of the $3.64 trillion federal budget. Despite all the overwrought rhetori
European monarchs for centuries had whimsically entangled their countries in misguided adventures. America would not be such a place. Congress was given the power to declare war and appropriate funds, thus eliminating any resemblance to European-styl
The Defense Department officially notified its 800,000 civilian employees on Wednesday that they are likely to be placed on periods of unpaid leave, as the Obama administration scrambled to deal with congressionally mandated budget cuts set to kick i
Developing prototypes of tiny drones that can hover, work in swarms to provide complex surveillance of a battlefield, and be armed with incapacitating chemicals, combustible payloads or even explosives 'for precision targeting capability'
The fundamental distinction between a legitimate national defense and an aggressive global garrison imperium, escapes the political elites.
The US Department of Defense has hired a California company to tailor-make a mobile platform capable of detecting an individual person’s fingerprints, eyes, face and voice from a distance. AOptix, a technology innovation company based in Campbell
The State of the Union is strong.
Senator Lindsey Graham recently told reporters today that his colleagues in Congress need to get behind Obama's targeted killing program, and protect the president from "libertarians and the left." And a leaked Department Of Justice white paper ex
As drones make their way into surveying the home land, some states are taking measures to push back against these intrusive devices. Florida is one of them.
The US continues to militarize all of Latin America, spending enormous amounts of cash in order to prop up obedient regimes, train armies and militias, build new military bases, deploy more troops, and keep the military industrial complex fat ...
Orwellian: Randal Franzen was 53, unemployed and nearly broke when his brother, a tool designer at Boeing, mentioned that pilots for remotely piloted aircraft – more commonly known as drones – were in high demand.
The widely-acclaimed PBS program, NOVA, premiered a documentary on unmanned aerial vehicles or drones.
Check out Oshkosh truck, maker of heavy armored military noncombat vehicles, the ones they always need to replace.
The U.S. Navy is attempting to develop a stealth underwater system capable of providing worldwide "operational support and situational awareness," according to a Jan. 11 release from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
The Navy's 'Upward Falling Payloads' could hide in the ocean depths until needed, then launch to quickly create a distributed presence across a maritime region.
Yesterday, when Afghan president Hamid Karzai boasted that the U.S. was about to give him his own fleet of drones, you may have been tempted to see the mercurial leader with his hand on the joystick of an armed Predator.
A laser weapons system that can shoot down two drones at a distance of over a mile has been demonstrated by Rheinmetall Defence.
John Brennan played a key role in expanding a program of air strikes by unmanned drones on suspected terrorists in Pakistan, Somalia and Yemen, which has killed more than 2,000 people.
Several Republican senators voiced concerns about President Obama's nomination of former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel for defense secretary over statements her made about Israel and gay rights--hinting his confirmation would not come
I bought this for my son and he spent countless, blissful hours simulating massacres of weddings, funerals, and other family gatherings of brown skinned foreigners!
A boom in arms sales has arms manufactures fat and happy, while the security of Asia-Pacific is threatened