US Military Planners Advise Expanded Online Psychological Warfare Against China

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

A new report from the Financial Times details how top brass in Washington are strategizing a new Cold War with China, describing it less as World War III and more as “kicking each other under the [...]

Military Spending In 2019 Hits Highest Increase In A Decade

By Marlee Kokotovic, Nation of Change. -

Earlier this week a new analysis was reported showing the world’s military spent a combined $1.9 trillion last year with the U.S. being the top spenders. According to the most current annual [...]

COVID-19 Time: Reduce Military And War Budget

By the Resistance Center for Peace and Action and Mass Peace Action, Popular Resistance. -

The unprecedented scale of the impact of COVID-19 pandemic gives rise to many questions about the ways our society is organized and how our future society should be rebuilt. One issue that has an [...]

Multibillion-Dollar Bailout For Arms Industry Amid Rising COVID-19 Toll

By Bill Van Auken, WSWS. -

“I have instructed the United States Navy to shoot down and destroy any and all Iranian gunboats if they harass our ships at sea,” US President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday in a startling [...]

99.9 Percent Of US Citizens Unaware Of Largest US War Game In Europe In 25 Years

By Ann Wright, Popular Resistance. -

99.9 percent of citizens of the United States have no clue that the new “Cold War” against Russia is manifesting in the largest U.S. military war practice in Europe than in more than 25 [...]

Why The Bloated Military Budget Threatens To Bring Down The US Empire

By David Adams, -

The continued, unchecked, expansion of the American military budget, as described in this month’s CPNN bulletin reminds me of what happened to the Soviet empire in the 1980’s. In the beginning [...]

The 3% Plan To End Starvation

By Staff, -

Here’s a proposal that could end starvation around the globe. Never again need a human being lack the food to live. Never again need a single child or adult suffer the horrors of starvation. [...]

Lessons From Battling The Pentagon For Four Decades

By William D. Hartung, Tom Dispatch. -

I’ve been writing critiques of the Pentagon, the national security state, and America’s never-ending military overreach since at least 1979 -- in other words, virtually my entire working life. In [...]

‘Atrocious’: 188 Democrats Join GOP To Hand Trump $738 Billion Military Budget That Includes ‘Space Force’

By Jake Johnson, -

"It is Orwellian for Congress to hand over billions of dollars worth of weapons and bombs to a president waging a horrific, unconstitutional war in Yemen—and call that progressive." More than 180 [...]

October 11: March On The Pentagon To Rage Against The War Machine

By March on the Pentagon. -

March on the Pentagon invites all those outraged by the War Machine, U.S. imperialism, and endless wars to join us in Washington D.C. on October 11 and 12. From the mind boggling cost which [...]

More Than A Wall

By Todd Miller, -

This report examines the role of the world’s largest arms (as well as a  number of other security and IT) firms in shaping and profiting from the militarization of US borders. Through their [...]

The Great Cost And Myth Of U.S. Defense Spending

By Melvin Goodman, -

U.S. defense spending is out of control, severely undermining our ability to tackle climate change, infrastructure needs, health care, and other national challenges.  The mainstream media, [...]

Deficit Hawks Are Enabling The Next US War

By Lindsay Koshgarian, -

Back in April, progressives in Congress succeeded in halting a vote that included a military budget increase. In July, most of those same progressives — including powerhouses like Reps. Barbara [...]

US Military Budget, Its Components, Challenges, And Growth

By Kimberly Amadeo, -

Estimated U.S. military spending is $989 billion. It covers the period October 1, 2019, through September 30, 2020. Military spending is the second largest item in the federal budget after Social [...]

Divided Senate Approves Huge Two-Year Military Budget

By Jason Ditz, -

Passed last week in a 284-149 vote in the House, split heavily along party lines, the two-year compromise budget deal reached between President Trump and Democratic leadership has passed the [...]