The Real Danger Of The Pentagon’s New Indo-Pacific Plan

By Simone Chun, Counterpunch. -

The Pentagon recently asked Congress for an astronomical $27 billion budget increase to support a massive military buildup in Asia  as part of its new Indo-Pacific plan, which calls for a [...]

What’s Behind The Biden Administration’s New $100 Billion Nuclear Missile System?

By Jeremy Kuzmarov, Covert Action Magazine. -

One of the more important tasks that the Biden administration will undertake this year will be to review the Pentagon’s nuclear weapons budget and modernization strategy. According to a 2019 [...]

Who Are The Ultimate War Profiteers?

By Christian Sorenson, Covert Action Magazine. -

The U.S. ruling class deploys the military for three main reasons: (1) to forcibly open up countries to foreign investment, (2) to ensure the free flow of natural resources from the global south [...]

Eisenhower’s Ghost Haunts Biden’s Foreign Policy Team

By Nicolas J. S. Davies, Popular Resistance. -

In his first words as President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee for Secretary of State, Antony  Blinken said, “we have to proceed with equal measures of humility and confidence.” Many around the world [...]

CIA Partners With Google, Amazon And IBM

By Raul Diego, Mintpress News. -

AWS currently holds the sole contract to provide cloud computing services to a number of intelligence agencies, including the FBI and the NSA. That contract is set to expire in 2023 and this new [...]

On War, Trump Has Largely Been An Appeaser

By W. J. Astore, Bracing Views. -

Yes, it’s good news that Trump is withdrawing troops from Afghanistan and Iraq, though roughly 2500 troops will remain in each country when Joe Biden takes office in January. In short, Trump [...]

New Report: More Than $1Billion From War Industry And Government Going To Think Tanks

By Cassandra Simpson, Responsible Statecraft. -

It’s well known that Pentagon contractors spend hundreds of millions each year on lobbying, but the other powerful weapon contractors wield to influence U.S. national security priorities — think [...]

Fortress On A Hill: Understanding The War Industry

By Danny Sjursen, Fortress on a Hill. -

Christian Sorenson stops by the podcast to discuss his new book “Understanding the War Industry”, a detailed look at contracting within the U.S. military industrial complex and how its giant war [...]

The CIA Democrats In The 2020 Elections

By Patrick Martin, WSWS. -

In the course of the 2018 elections, a large group of former military-intelligence operatives entered capitalist politics as candidates seeking the Democratic Party nomination in 50 congressional [...]

UFO Hype Is Probably Just The US Military Lying Again

“No Longer in Shadows, Pentagon’s U.F.O. Unit Will Make Some Findings Public” reads a New York Times headline that is understandably attracting a great deal of attention today. True to form, [...]

Scheer Intelligence: The Unbearable Violence Of Being American

By Robert Scheer, Scheer Intelligence. -

America’s military industrial complex and multiple presidential administrations have funnelled several generations of soldiers through unwinnable wars from Vietnam to Afghanistan and Iraq [...]

The War Industry Threatens Humanity

By David Swanson, World Beyond War. -

I’m adding Christian Sorensen’s new book, Understanding the War Industry, to the list of books I think will convince you to help abolish war and militaries. See the list below. Wars are driven [...]

Trump’s Own Military Mafia

By Danny Sjursen, Tom Dispatch. -

Every West Point class votes on an official motto. Most are then inscribed on their class rings. Hence, the pejorative West Point label "ring knocker." (As legend has it, at military meetings a [...]

Rage Against The War Machine Marches To Call Out War Profiteers

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

Washington, DC - On Friday, October 11, 100 anti-war activists took the streets of Washington, DC to visit offices of the War Machine as part of Cindy Sheehan's "Rage Against the War Machine" [...]

As Charles Koch Cultivates Anti-War Image, Koch Industries Profits From Defense Contracts

By Alex Kotch, Readsludge.com   -

The right-wing billionaire has teamed up with unlikely ally George Soros on “military restraint,” but Koch Industries subsidiaries make millions by supplying the Navy with circuitry. Libertarian [...]

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