Tagged: pentagon budget
Defense-dependent communities need to start diversifying their economies now, before shifts in Pentagon spending leave them with few viable alternatives.
The federal government needs to cut military spending to free up the money needed to meet the climate challenge.
Phyllis Bennis discusses the possibility of a renewed Cold War, longstanding tragedies in the Middle East, and the decline of Israeli influence.
Why should we maintain our grossly expensive military-industrial complex when tax dollars are so desperately needed at home?
Throughout this century, the Pentagon's share of the budget has grown as the non-military portion has shrunk.
How can the United States afford to keep proving that it's bad at bringing peace to conflict-ridden Middle Eastern countries?
The U.S. government needs to develop a unified national security budget that allows the president and the Congress to make trade-offs like these.
The ending of the wars is coinciding with a broader defense downsizing.
It's time for some serious spring cleaning at the Pentagon.
Rather than just sitting on the sidelines, watching in anxiety and frustration as this Washington catfight proceeds, defense-dependent communities and workers should get going on the proverbial Plan B.