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Peter Rothberg

Peter Rothberg

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The Military-Industrial Complex

Fifty-two years ago today, President Dwight D. Eisenhower used his farewell speech to the nation to warn the country against the rise of what he called the military-industrial complex. Sadly, his words, though they became iconic and well-remembered, were not heeded and his warning is now more relevant and critical than ever.

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