Nation Topics - Arms and Spending Proliferation
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Nuclear weapons are sinful.
How much are the Democrats counting on the profits and jobs generated by arming the world in the coming election?
The increased use of military helicopters to crack down on demonstrators in Yemen begs the question: Are any of these helicopters part of a recent aid package from the Obama administration?
Economic crisis, deficit mania and war weariness have created political momentum for big cuts to military spending.
Among Republicans, a civil war has broken out over defense spending.
Have you noticed that Lockheed Martin, the giant weapons corporation, is shadowing you? If you have a life, Lockheed Martin is likely a part of it.
How many military bases does the US really have around the globe?
The Nation was central to Eisenhower's understanding of the military-industrial complex.
After yesterday's Senate movement in support of the New START nuclear arms treaty between the US and Russia, the Senate is expected to vote on final ratification of the treaty today. The treaty also awaits Russian approval.
Obama's new National Security Strategy overextends US military commitments at a time when severe budget deficits require significant cuts in defense spending.
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