Trump Calling Pentagon, Diplomats To Play Bigger Arms Sales Role

By Mike Stone and Matt Spetalnick, -

President Donald Trump is expected to announce a “whole of government” approach that will also ease export rules on U.S. military exports and give greater weight to the economic benefits for [...]

Bezos Cashes In On Lobbying Washington With Amazon’s $53 Billion Deal

By Whitney Webb, -

By Whitney Webb for The Mint Press News - The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2018, in addition to including passages involving regime change in Venezuela and exorbitant [...]

The Scandal Of Pentagon Spending

By William D. Hartung, -

By William D. Hartung for Toms Dispatch - Hawks on Capitol Hill and in the U.S. military routinely justify increases in the Defense Department's already munificent budget by arguing that yet more [...]

Waterborne Demonstration Against Pentagon’s Environmental Impact

By John Zangas, -

By John Zangas and Anne Meador for DC Media Group - Arlington, Va. — On Sunday afternoon, the Backbone Campaign, World Without War, the Raging Grannies, and other peace and environmental groups [...]

The Day Of The Generals: Winning Armageddon

By Phil Butler, -

By Phil Butler for NEO - In a room, somewhere deep inside the Pentagon generals and admirals met recently in order to prepare an assessment for the United States Senate Armed Services Committee. [...]

How War Pollutes The Potomac River

By David Swanson and Pat Elder, -

By David Swanson and Pat Elder for World Beyond War - The Pentagon’s impact on the river on whose bank it sits is not simply the diffuse impact of global warming and rising oceans contributed to [...]

Proposals To Arm Ukraine Against Russia In New Provocation

By Brandon Turbeville, -

By Brandon Turbeville for Activist Post - As the Syrian military moves farther east and clinches yet more territory from America’s terrorists, the United States establishment is now moving to [...]

Trump Faces Down CIA And Co-Opts Pentagon On Syria

By Glen Ford, -

By Glen Ford for Black Agenda Report - It’s not like Donald Trump to “stifle” himself, as TV’s Archie Bunker used to say, but the president has been relatively subdued about his decision, [...]

Pentagon Study Declares American Empire Is ‘Collapsing’

By Nafeez Ahmed, -

By Nafeez Ahmed for Medium - An extraordinary new Pentagon study has concluded that the U.S.-backed international order established after World War 2 is “fraying” and may even be “collapsing”, [...]

Pentagon Recruiting Playbook Revealed

By Pat Elder, -

By Pat Elder for War is a Crime - Ominous developments in three states this summer – Oregon, Texas, New Jersey, and one city – Chicago, provide a glimpse into the Pentagon’s new playbook to [...]

Why We’re Kayaking To The Pentagon, And Why You Should Join Us

By David Swanson, -

By David Swanson for World Beyond War - One week before the #NoWar2017: War and the Environment conference, to be held September 22-24 at American Univeristy, World Beyond War will work with the [...]

Documents Expose How Hollywood Promotes War On Behalf Of Pentagon, CIA And NSA

By Tom Secker, -

By Tom Secker for Insurge Intelligence/ Medium - Alongside the massive scale of these operations, our new book National Security Cinema details how US government involvement also includes script [...]

Pentagon And Aid Workers Clash Over Planned Assault In Yemen

By Jason Ditz, -

By Jason Ditz for Anti-War - Pentagon officials have been making clear for weeks that they are eager to directly join Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen, and have excitedly laid out plans for deeper [...]

“Mother Of All Bombs” Never Used Before Due To Civilian Casualty Concerns

By Alex Emmons, -

By Alex Emmons for The Intercept - FULFILLING DONALD TRUMP’S campaign promise to “bomb the shit” out of ISIS, the Pentagon dropped the “mother of all bombs” — one of its largest non-nuclear [...]

Wars Expand As Trump Seems To Give Pentagon Decision Making Power

By Lolita C. Baldor, -

By Lolita C. Baldor for Associated Press - Week by week, country by country, the Pentagon is quietly seizing more control over warfighting decisions, sending hundreds more troops to war with [...]

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