In 1950, the CIA helped establish the Congress for Cultural Freedom—an anti-communist advocacy group—to neutralize political opposition to Anglo-American culture.
A new investigative report by The Washington Post shows that leaders within the Pentagon buried evidence that it was wasting billions over concerns that Congress would make budget cuts.
An ideology of armed exceptionalism and the entrenched power of the arms lobby are the pillars that uphold the Defense Department's $600 billion annual stranglehold on our tax dollars year after year.
A coalition of attorneys general representing 49 states and the District of Columbia announced a deal with USA Discounters that requires it to pay $40 million in penalties and wipe out more than $95 million in debt for past customers, many of them service members.
An audit revealed that the Army made $6.5 trillion worth of wrongful adjustments to accounting entries in 2015, either because it "lacked receipts and invoices to support those numbers or simply made them up," Reuters reports.
Clinton’s speech accepting her party's nomination sidestepped the deep concerns anti-war Democrats have about her hawkish foreign policy, which is already taking shape in the shadows.
You could think of American war in the 21st century as an ongoing experiment in proving just that point.
The Pentagon has immense difficulty shouldering blame for its massively fatal failures and wrongdoing, and thus suffers from an institutional version of affluenza.
There’s good news coming out of Iraq again The efforts of a 65-nation coalition and punishing US airstrikes have helped local ground forces roll back gains by Islamic State.
But it is "illegal under U.S. and international law to transfer weapons to human rights abusers, or to forces that will likely use it to commit gross violations of human rights," says a representative of a Quaker group.