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A Recipe for Disaster

Call it a colossal victory for a Pentagon that hasn’t won a war in this century, but not for the rest of us. Congress only recently passed and the president approved one of the largest Pentagon budgets ever. It will surpass spending at the…

The Long Sordid History of Pentagon Intervention in Iraq

There is no reason for the Pentagon to be depressed, despondent, or angry over the fact that Iraqi officials are kicking the Pentagon out of Iraq. The Pentagon doesn’t belong in Iraq in the first place. First, it’s important to keep in…

The Militarization Of Everything

When Americans think of militarism, they may imagine jackbooted soldiers goose-stepping through the streets as flag-waving crowds exult; or, like our president, they may think of enormous parades featuring troops and missiles and tanks,…

PENTAGON JOINS THE WAR ON ALTERNATIVE MEDIA

Fake news is so threatening to America’s national security, the Pentagon’s DARPA research agency has announced it will launch a project to repel “large-scale, automated disinformation attacks,” according to Bloomberg.  The Defense Advanced…

The Warmaking Game

What will Donald Trump—who has failed many times to restrain his words and emotions—do with the power to make war on a whim?