Nation Topics - War Profiteering
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Convulsions of violent conflict from Iraq to Nigeria to Ukraine are all being fueled by the same thing—fuel.
Our government has always justified its worst abuses of power—here and abroad—on the basis of “national security.”
War! What is it good for? Profit and power.
Defense contractors and the government officials that pay them are more than happy to preserve the threat of attack—to their financial benefit.
Thanks to whistleblower Edward Snowden, we now know that an army of private contractors can monitor anyone’s phone calls and e-mails.
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.
The Nation was central to Eisenhower's understanding of the military-industrial complex.
Why did American televangelist Pat Robertson make a mining deal with accused war criminal and deposed Liberian President Charles Taylor?
The effort to keep fuel flowing for the American military has led to questionable alliances in Kyrgyzstan and allegations of corruption entangling the US government.
Five years after alerting authorities that she was gang-raped in Iraq, KBR/Halliburton employee Jamie Leigh Jones will finally get her day in court
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