The president wants to put the U.S. on a permanent war footing to sustain his unpopular presidency.
Throwing money at the Pentagon while gutting other programs that protect Americans shouldn’t make anyone feel safer.
Trump’s promise at the latest CPAC conference to unite the GOP as a party for the American worker is in direct conflict with his promise to increase military funding, IPS foreign policy expert Phyllis Bennis told the Real News Network.
If Congress gets out of the way.
Already Trump is super-charging U.S. militarism, gutting diplomacy, and punishing the victims of wars Washington started.
As the president-elect promises to increase military spending, we must reflect on what comes with war.
The brass asked for a report on eliminating waste. When investigators found some, the military buried it.
As our climate crisis plays out in increased refugee flows and natural disasters, the government is still wasting money on ineffective, traditional military security.
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Problems with Turkey, Eastern Europe, and Donald Trump could tear the rickety alliance apart at the seams.
Some see Putin’s Russia as a counterweight to U.S. global meddling. But Moscow is increasingly mimicking Washington’s worst behavior.
As part of a forum in the Nation on how to build the political revolution, Phyllis Bennis tells us how the U.S. can end its militarized foreign policy.
The logic of military spending leads countries to effectively destroy their own property and burn down their own villages.
IPS Peace Economy Transitions director, Miriam Pemberton, will speak about the trends and implications of military spending during a discussion at the United Nation’s headquarters.