Nation Topics - War Profiteering
News and Features
Congress is spending billions of dollars on bases in the Middle East, but what role do they really serve?
Prime Minister Netanyahu promotes and sometimes manufactures an endless series of national security crises. The military and settlers win; everyone else loses.
Talking heads like former General Jack Keane are all over the news media fanning fears of IS. Shouldn’t the public know about their links to Pentagon contractors?
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.