Category: War Spending

Ken Klippenstein: US Provides Israel the Weapons Used on Gaza

The United States exported to Israel a substantial amount of the same types of weapons Israel is using to kill Gazans, a new analysis of US Census Bureau export data reveals

David Swanson: The Three Laws of Pentagon Robotics

This set of laws differs from Asimov’s in a number of ways. For one thing, it completely lacks morality

John Lasker: The Race to Militarize Space

Space weapons are lurking beneath a small town near you

Brian J. Trautman: Covert and Endless War Budget

Despite the cuts to traditional aspects of the military, the DoD has no plans to shrink or limit programs that would undermine America’s ever-growing hegemonic objectives

Mattea Kramer: The Pentagon’s Phony Budget War

Or how the u.s. military avoided budget cuts, lied about doing so, then asked for billions more

AFSC: Refuse Military Base Construction in Okinawa

Okinawans will continue to protest, as they have in the past

Seamus Milne: 70 Years of Foreign Troops? We Should Close the Bases

US forces in Britain aren’t defending the country but lock it into an empire in decline. It’s past time for some independence

Alfred W. McCoy: Surveillance and Scandal

Time-tested weapons for U.S. global power

David Swanson: Obama Fans Aren’t even Pretending That Was a Good Speech

President Barack Obama gave a eulogy for the Fourth Amendment on Friday, and not even his fans are proclaiming victory

Nick Turse: The Special Ops Surge

America’s secret war in 134 countries

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