The Air Force is about to launch the first of 32 planned GPS satellites designed to be more accurate, secure and versatile.
Since at least 2001, the Saudis and Israelis have successfully reframed American policy in the Greater Middle East, and the results have been disastrous.
The president's arms sales are meant to promote pork-barrel politics, while pumping up the profits of U.S. weapons manufacturers. As for human rights or human lives, who cares?
2017's arms bonanza is likely to be no more than a down payment on even better days to come for the military-industrial complex.
They never disclose conflicts of interests.
War is hell. Unless, of course, you happen to be a global corporate peddler of rockets, drones, bombs and all the other hellish weaponry of military conflict.
Major defense contractors Raytheon, Oshkosh and Lockheed Martin assured investors at a conference in West Palm Beach, Fla, recently that they stand to profit from escalating conflicts in the Middle East, recently that they stand to profit from escalating conflicts in the Middle East.
In a few days, the U.S. Army will position in the skies over Maryland two billion-dollar blimps capable of monitoring activity in an area the size of Texas.
The world's fifth-largest defense contractor has developed a surveillance program that predicts your behavior by tracking the movement of your smartphone and mining public data from sites such as Twitter, Facebook and Foursquare.