Demilitarizing the Economy: A Movement is Underway

Demilitarizing the Economy: A Movement is Underway

As we end the longest period of war in our history, we should be entering a period of postwar downsizing – but what about the communities dependent on the massive post-9/11 military budget?

Sequestering American Exceptionalism

Sequestering American Exceptionalism

The “American Century” is most certainly coming to an end. The goal should be a smooth transition to a more cooperative world order.

Four More Years: Europe’s Meltdown

Four More Years: Europe’s Meltdown

Why is the Obama administration pressing Europeans to increase military spending? And what should it matter to Washington if Britain remains in the EU?

Ripe for Reduction

Ripe for Reduction

The pending budget deal must include long-overdue military spending cuts.

The Cost of Occupying Planet Earth

The Cost of Occupying Planet Earth

Even a conservative estimate of the true costs of garrisoning the globe comes to an annual total of about $170 billion–or maybe even more.