Mark Fiore / TruthdigApr 23, 2015
Welcome to another sales seminar at Death & Destruction Inc. Your mission: Sell! Any questions? Watch this handy animated webinar for answers to all your death-related defense industry queries. Dig deeper
Staff / TruthdigNov 25, 2011
As if our current surveillance society wasn't creepy enough, the wave of the spying future may come on the backs of creepy-crawlies. No joke -- in tiny beetle "backpacks" or perhaps hitched around their wing muscles. Read it and get skeeved out. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Robert Scheer / TruthdigOct 7, 2009
There is no indication that any of the contending forces in Afghanistan, including the Taliban, are interested in bringing al-Qaida back. On the contrary, all the available evidence indicates that the Arab fighters are unwelcome and that it is their isolation from their former patrons that has led to their demise. There is no indication that any of the contending forces in Afghanistan, including the Taliban, are interested in bringing al-Qaida back. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 17, 2009
Elements of the U.S. defense industry have yet to join the rest of the country in the post-Cold-War reality, according to President Obama, who also gave legislators who capitalize on the defense budget for self-serving reasons a verbal spanking as he addressed an audience of veterans in Phoenix on Monday. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Chris Hedges / TruthdigMay 18, 2009
The embrace by any society of permanent war is a parasite that devours the heart and soul of a nation. Permanent war extinguishes liberal, democratic movements. It turns culture into nationalist cant. It degrades and corrupts education and the media, and wrecks the economy. Dig deeper ( 6 Min. Read )
Robert Scheer / TruthdigFeb 7, 2007
President Bush's outrageous military budget has nothing do with fighting terrorism but everything to do with pumping up the profits of the administration's generous political donors in the defense industry. So, the question is: Will the Democrats have the guts to stop this betrayal of the public trust? Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
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