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January 21, 2022
We Don’t Need Better Missiles—We Need Disarmament
Our generals know one word, and it’s not “win”—it’s more.
January 13, 2022
Automated Warfare Is Nothing New
It didn’t just start with drones—and it won’t stop with them.
December 31, 2021
Happy New Year, It’s Sure Been Weird
I wouldn’t even try to sum up this bizarre year of ours.
December 24, 2021
The Great Myth of the ”Great“ American Military
A yawning gap looms between that military’s agreed upon reputation here and its actual performance.
Andrew J. Bacevich
December 15, 2021
There’s Always More Money for the Pentagon
Meanwhile, we’re told to do more with less.
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November 25, 2021
We’re Spending Money on War When We Could Be Building Roads
Our problem in this country isn’t lack of funds, no matter what the Republicans, Manchin, and Sinema may claim.
November 24, 2021
Our Blind Faith in the Military Will Destroy Us
Show me your budget, and I’ll tell you what you worship.
November 19, 2021
I’m a Defense Industry Worker. It’s Time to Cut the Pentagon Budget.
Limitless military spending doesn’t help workers like me. Green, union jobs do.
November 16, 2021
Let’s Stop Handing the Pentagon Blank Checks
The system is working—if you happen to be an arms contractor
William D. Hartung
November 9, 2021
It Doesn’t Pay to Be Right About America’s Wars
This country hates to be reminded that not everyone was duped by the domino theory.