Between Pentagon waste and the U.S. record of misguided wars, it’s clear that much of this spending isn’t making anyone any safer.
An Army strategist notes that, while everyone loves the troops and their generals, history indicates that military advice isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
It’s a reasonable bet that never in history has a society spent more on war and gotten less bang for its copious bucks.
President Trump's response to the most serious humanitarian catastrophe since the end of World War II is to slash aid, bar refugees and expand the military.
The president's talk of rebuilding the U.S. military has been influenced deeply by the “Victory at Sea” documentary series and the war movies of Trump's youth.
Wilkerson (pictured) and Paul Jay, senior editor of The Real News Network, discuss the proposed Pentagon budget increase.
The president attacked the press and riled up the crowd Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland.
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.
Contrary to expectations that revenues would fall as the U.S. downsized its military presence in Iraq and Afghanistan, the professional services firm Deloitte gushes in a new report that “the resurgence of global security threats” promises a lucrative “rebound” in military spending.