Increase in defense spending a symptom, in part, of bad economy.
As DC's powerful debate the debt crisis, one aspect of our spending is completely absent from the debate: war spending.
The new Secretary of Defense is sounding like a Bush-era diplomat by ramping up his anti-Iran rhetoric and subtly reconnecting Iraq to the attacks on 9/11.
There's a growing bipartisan consensus in favor of a prolonged "residual" occupation of Iraq without any open debate about the merits of this dangerous and expensive plan.
What will be the legacy of Robert Gates: trimming Pentagon bloat or holding the line against deeper cuts?
Jim Webb would make a great Secretary of Defense.
The Pentagon is big business in the United States, says FPIF co-director in this RT interview.
Is Pentagon pork, which has been off the table for decades, finally on the budget-cutting menu?
Let's shrink our military footprint.
Actions will include a protest in front of the White House at noon.