New articles in Foreign Policy: militarism

Nick Turse, Drug Wars, Missing Money, and a Phantom $500 Million read
Medea Benjamin, Congress Keeps Funding a War Machine That the Public Should Divest From read
“We are the death merchant of the world”: Ex-Bush official Lawrence Wilkerson condemns military-industrial complex (2016) read
PHILLIP WALTER WELLMAN, UN report: Fighting left more than 10,000 Afghan civilians dead or injured in 2017 read
Paul Scharre, Why Drones Are Still the Future of War read
Stephanie Savell, The Wars No One Notices Talking to a Demobilized Country “Through the engagement of significant numbers of concerned citizens, the status quo of war making might be reversed, and the rising tide of the U.S. counterterror wars stemmed.
Toward that end, the Costs of War Project will continue to tell whoever will listen what the longest war(s) in U.S. history are costing Americans and others around the world.” read
Andrea Germanos, Urging Peace Talks, Open Letter From Taliban Asks American People to Recognize Total Failure of 16-Year War read
Global Research News, Selected Articles: War and Globalization read
nytimes.com, The War That Will Not End rev. Steve Collo’s new book read
William Hartung, How the Arms Lobby is Distorting Our Budget Priorities. watch
William D. Hartung, How the Pentagon Devours the Budget read
Global Research News, Selected Articles: More Wars On the Radar? read

New articles in Foreign Policy: militarism

Dan Engelke, Trump’s Drone War Is Worse Than We Thought read
Stephen R. Weissman, Congress and War “It is easy to conclude that the U.S. Congress is simply incapable of playing a constructive role in matters of war and peace.” read
Andrew J. Bacevich, Trump’s National Defense Strategy Has the Pentagon Popping Champagne read
Robert L. Borosage, The Pentagon’s Plan for Never-Ending War read
Bill Van Auken, Pentagon Unveils Strategy for Military Confrontation With Russia and China ““Great power competition—not terrorism—is now the primary focus of US national security,” Mattis said” read
Finian Cunningham, US Needs to Kick Cold War Habit and end its Addiction to Militarism read
John Glaser, Why We Should Close America’s Overseas Military Bases read
Why We Must Protect the World from the United States read
Tyler DurdenlmArmy Major: “We’re Killing These Kids, We’re Breaking The Army!” read
Nick Turse, , Deployments Have Done Nothing to Reduce the Threat of Terrorism read
Dominique Mosbergen, Pentagon Reportedly Weighing Using Nukes In Response To ‘Large Cyberattacks’ read
Nicholas Trevino,Goliath Weapons Systems: Interview with Dan Grazier read
Alexander C. Kaufman, Pentagon Drops Climate From National Defense Strategy In Break With Bush-Era Policy read
Global Research News, Selected Articles: War Before Welfare read
David E. Sanger and William J. Broad, Pentagon Suggests Countering Devastating Cyberattacks With Nuclear Arms read
Jacques R. Pauwels, Why America Needs War read
Richard Eskow, Trump’s General Just Announced a New Cold War. Who Will Stop It? read
Patrick Sauer, The Truth Behind ‘A Bright Shining Lie’. Remembering Neil Sheehan’s bppk on VietNam “At a September screening of the Burns-Novick documentary “The Vietnam War,” John Kerry told the audience he never understood the full extent of the anger against the war until he read “A Bright Shining Lie,” which showed him that all the way up the chain of command “people were just putting in gobbledygook information, and lives were being lost based on those lies and those distortions.” “ read
Visual Capitalist, The 10 Companies That Dominate the Global Arms Trade read
Lester Spence, Why Baltimore Doesn’t Heat Its Schools read
Julian Borger, US to loosen nuclear weapons constraints and develop more ‘usable’ warheads read
Philip M. Giraldi, America’s National Defense Is Really Offense “On Friday, the Pentagon released an unclassified summary of the 2018 National Defense Strategy report. On the same day, Secretary of Defense James Mattis delivered prepared remarks relating to the document” read
Daniel Ellsberg on Nuclear War read

New articles in Foreign Policy: militarism

Robert Twigger, The legend of the Legion9French Foreign] read
Graham Allison, Is Nuclear War Inevitable? read
Julia Conley, As 68 Die in One Day of Airstrikes, UN Denounces US-Backed War in Yemen read
Selected Articles: US-North Korea Nuclear War: One Million Deaths on the First Day read
Tatenda Gwaambuka, U.S. Military Massacred Civilians in Somalia read
Robert Alvarez, Nuclear Modernization and Hazardous Cleanup read
Daniel Ellsberg: Americans Have Escaped Self-Annihilation by Luck read
Marc Pilisuk, Imminent Dangers to Humanity: The Social Psychological Factor “Permitting” Nuclear War and Climate Change read
Andre Vltchek, New Year’s Message and Warning from a War Correspondent read
Max Fisher and Amanda Taub, Why That U.F.O. Story Should Make You Worry About Accidental Nuclear War read
‘Slaughterbots’ Film Shows Potential Horrors Of Killer Drones read
Jacqueline Thomsen, Top nuclear commander: I wouldn’t carry out an ‘illegal’ nuclear strike order from Trump read
Paul Craig Roberts, Who Gets to Push the Nuclear Button? read
Alex Ward, Report: The US-led War “Against” ISIS Is Killing 31 Times More Civilians Than Claimed read
Julia Conley, US, European Nations Slammed for ‘Complicity’ as Humanitarian Groups Demand Aid for Yemen read
Azmat Khan and Anand Gopal, The Uncounted. U.S. military officials say the air war against ISIS is the most precise in history. read

New articles in Foreign Policy: militarism

Daniel Ellsberg, U.S. Military Planned First Strike Nuclear Attack on Every City in Russia and China … and Gave Many Low-Level Field Commanders the Power to Push the Button read
Andrew Rice, Daniel Ellsberg Is Still Thinking About the Papers He Didn’t Get to Leak read
Ted Honderich, Mark Littlewood, Yvonne Ridley. Rana Mitter: The Politics of Terrprism (58m)watch
Thomas Jones, X marks the self read
Mark Thompson, A Tale of Two Bombs read
US Provides Military Aid To More Than 70 Percent Of World’s Dictatorships By Whitney Webb read
teleSUR, US Upholds Use of Illegal Cluster Bombs as ‘Legitimate’ read
Andrew Bacevich, Still Waiting: A Harvey Weinstein Moment for America’s Wars? “All of this serves as a reminder that, on some matters at least, the American people retain an admirable capacity for outrage. We can distinguish between the tolerable and the intolerable. And we can demand accountability of powerful individuals and institutions….Bush told us that, through war, the United States would spread freedom and democracy. Instead, our wars have sown disorder and instability, creating failing or failed states across the Greater Middle East and Africa. In their wake have sprung up ever more, not fewer, jihadist groups, while acts of terror are soaring globally. These are indisputable facts. . The fact is that the individuals entrusted by President Trump to direct U.S. policy believe with iron certainty that difficult political problems will yield to armed might properly employed. …How long will it take before the public concludes that they have had enough of wars that don’t work?” read
JP Sottile, The US Military Is the Biggest ”Big Government” Entitlement Program on the Planet “It is not only the “nation’s largest employer,” with 2.867 million people currently on the payroll, but it also provides government benefits to 2 million retirees and their family members. And it actively picks private sector winners by targeting billions of dollars to an elite group of profit-seeking contractors.” read
Global Research News, Selected Articles: Nuclear Weapons: Tool for Perpetual Peace or Threat of Global Annihilation? read.
Brecht Jonkers, Pakistan Air Force Chief Threatens to Shoot Down US Drones read

New articles in Foreign Policy: militarism

Brett Wilins, Declassified documents reveal American officials cheered US-backed Indonesian genocide read
Andrew Bacevich, How We Learned Not To Care About America’s Wars [Tom]: “Even though the article was buried at the bottom of page eight of the September 28th New York Times, it caught my attention. Its headline: “Russia Destroys Chemical Weapons and Faults U.S. for Not Doing So.”” read
William Hartung, How the Military-Industrial Complex Preys on the Troops read
Nick Turse, It’s Not Just Niger — U.S. Military Activity Is a “Recruiting Tool” for Terror Groups Across West Africa read
washingtonpostIs there a payoff from U.S. intervention to protect U.S. assets? We found few trade benefits. read
Tom Engelhardt,. David Petraeus Finally Answers His Own Question
ISIS is on the verge of collapse, but the the quagmire continues. read
John Feffer, The Fall of the House of ISIS read
Global Research News, Selected Articles: US Led Wars in The Middle East and Africa read
Ryan Grim and Ben Walsh,, Leaked Documents Expose Stunning Plan to Wage Financial War on Qatar — and Steal the World Cup read
Michel Chossudovsky,The Privatization of Nuclear War, Towards a World War III Scenario 2015 : (15m) watch
Paul Craig Roberts, Never Underestimate the Insanity of Washington’s War Planners read
David Lindorff, Drugged: The Military’s Pill Problem read
David Matthews, U.S. Spent $5.6 Trillion Killing People in Middle East and Asia: Study By David Matthews read
Santiago Navarro F., The US Southern Command’s Silent Occupation of the Amazon read

New articles in Foreign Policy: militarism

Andrew Shaver, The Military Cost of Civilian War Casualties read
Michel Chossudovsky, “The War is Worth Waging”: Afghanistan’s Vast Reserves of Minerals and Natural Gas read
David Martin, New generation of drones set to revolutionize warfare read
Rebecca Gordon, Is Anything the Moral Equivalent of War? “In revenge for the deaths of 2,977 civilians that day, real people — in the millions

New articles in Foreign Policy: militarism

John Nichols, Paul Ryan Hands Donald Trump a Blank Check for Endless War read
Matt Agorist, Dick Cheney Poisoned Hundreds of US Troops—They’re Dying & Were Just Told They Can’t Sue “Last Friday, KBR asked the federal court to toss out the multidistrict litigations, noting that the court does not have jurisdiction over military battlefield decisions.”read
Alon Ben-Meir, Afghanistan: A Morally Corrupting War “In the end, the solution lies in peace negotiations with moderates in the Taliban, who are Afghani nationals and will not be dislodged from their own land, and no one is better equipped to achieve that than the tribal chiefs. They want to take matters into their hands and end the decades-long suffering, death, and destruction they have and continue to endure.” read
Tom Engelhardt, Precision Warfare? Don’t Make Me Laugh read
Adam Johnson, Media Largely Silent on Trump’s Killing Of 3,700 Civilians In Iraq read
David Ferguson ‘America must be ready to nuke first’: Trump’s new defense nominee has an itchy missile finger read
Travis Gettys, ‘If thousands die, they’re going to die over there’: Lindsey Graham says North Korea war almost ‘inevitable’ read
William Hartung, The Trillion-Dollar National Security Budget read
William D. Hartung, The Hidden Costs of “National Security”: 10 Ways Your Tax Dollars Are Paying for War read
Robert Johnson, 15 Facts About Military Spending That Will Blow Your Mind read
Andre Vltchek, Philippine: Western Media is Distorting Reality, People and Army Unite to Battle “ISIS” read
On the Beach 2017 “One of Obama’s last acts as president was to sign a bill that handed a record $618billion to the Pentagon, reflecting the soaring ascendancy of fascist militarism in the governance of the United States.” read
CIA-backed Fighters Killed Or Wounded 100,000 Syrian Soldiers read
Paul Craig Roberts, Armageddon Is Two and One-half Minutes Away read
John Ford, When Can a Soldier Disobey an Order? read
Jake Johnson, Barbara Lee Slams Paul Ryan for Killing Endless War Repeal ‘In Dead of Night read

New articles in Foreign Policy: militarism

Kathy Kelly, What Does War Generate? “U.S. politicians endlessly promise us humanitarian wars meant to create stable, democratic regimes wherever our bombs level buildings, reservoirs and electricity plants, dismembering whole economies and countless civilian bodies, creating endless reservoirs of panic and rage and grief from which democracy might grow.,,,War has its own agenda and remains the worst of many dark outcomes for Afghanistan until the U.S. resolves to contribute nothing more to the region but the plentiful reparations it will owe once its pointless war is surrendered, and its troops have gone home.” read
Ron Jacobs, Gonna’ Have to Face It, You’re Addicted to War read
Danny Haiphong, What Is July 4th To US Imperialism? What Is It To The Oppressed?
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Alex MacDonald, UAE Asked US to Bomb Al Jazeera, Says 2003 Cable read
Petar Djolic, Humanitarian Interventions: The Doctrine Of Imperialism read
Rebecca Gordon, All War All the Time, or War American-Style read
Kevin Zeese, “Color Revolution” Comes Home? Are Americans Also The Victims Of “Regime Change”? “We must continue to focus on the issues that are in crisis such as the economy, health care, education, housing, racism, inequality and militarization at home and abroad. We must fight for these issues independent of political party.” read
Rebecca Gordon, All War All the Time, or War American-Style read
Hazel Correa, The Cloud of Nuclear Winter watch
Nick Turse, American Special Ops Forces Have Deployed to 70 Percent of the World’s Countries in 2017 read
Ellen Mitchell, Surprise war vote points to shift in GOP read
Phyllis Bennis, Trump’s Policy Is Clear: Civilian Casualties Don’t Matter in the War on Terror read
Ralph Nader: The Democrats Are Unable to Defend the U.S. from the “Most Vicious” Republican Party in History read

Annette Gordon-Reed and Titus Kaphar — Are We Actually Citizens Here? (with Kfrista Tippett read
Paul Craig Roberts Washington Has Been At War For 16 Years: Why? read
Ellen Mitchell, Lawmakers Approves Language Revoking War Authority read
Killer Drones and the Militarization of U.S. Foreign Policy read
Peter Maass, Brad Pitt’s “War Machine” Offers an Absurd and Scathing Critique of America’s Delusional Generals read
Paul Craig Roberts, Another Step Toward A Devastating War. Washington’s Pretense That It Is Fighting ISIS read
Stephen Lendman, Phony US Congress Authorization For Use Of Military Force (AUMF): Justification For US Military Operations read
Peter Van Buren, The Myth Of Hiroshima “For President Obama to visit Hiroshima without reflecting on the why of that unfortunate loss of lives, acting as if they occurred via some natural disaster, is tragically consistent with the fact that for 71 years no American president felt it particularly important to visit the victimized city. America’s lack of introspection over one of the 20th century’s most significant events continues, with 21st century consequences.” read
Discussing the Vietnam War With Ken Burns and Lynn Novice read
Stephen Lendman, America’s Forever War Strategy read
Gordon Adams, A Culture of Violence
ilitary Debate read
Adrienne Mahsa Varkiani, When Generals Make Policies : From Tactics To Strategy To Political Decision watch
Philip Giraldi, Liars Lying About Nearly Everything “So watch the lies if you want to know when the next war is coming. If the House of Saud, the Israelis and Donald Trump are talking trash and seem to agree about something then it is time to head for the bomb shelter. Will it be Iran or an escalating catastrophe in Syria? Anything is possible.” read
Ben Norton, How Saudi Arabia and UAE Work the U.S. Media to Push for War read
Chris Kanthan, Islamic Terrorism: Our Ally For 38 Years read
Stephen Lendman Dirty Open Secret: US Created and Supports ISIS read
Serbia to Sue NATO for 1999 Bombings Using Depleted Uranium Ammunition? read
David R. Contosta, Three Times When We Blundered into War “…the conquest of the Philippines in the years around 1900; the War in Vietnam during the 1960s and 1970s; and the Iraq War beginning in 2003” read

New articles in Foreign Policy: militarism

Phil Wilmot, What will it take to ban the bomb? read
David Swanson, We’re Dealing With a New Type of War Lie read
Erik D. Prince, The MacArthur Model for Afghanistan read
Charles Mahoney, Private defense companies are here to stay – what does that mean for national security? read
Stuart Walton, Theory from the ruins read
Jeffrey D. Sachs, Our Misguided ‘Wars of Choice’ read
Daniel Soar, The Most Expensive Weapon Ever Built (F-35) read
Danny Sjursen, Beating the War Drums… Again “Little has seemingly changed since, except that Iran’s unique evil and the dangers it poses to the U.S. have emerged as something of an idée fixe of the new president, not just his commanders.” read
Justin Gardner, Govt & Media Doing Exact Same Thing It Did To Start Iraq War, And Americans are Buying It read
Paul Craig Roberts, A Government of Morons and War Criminals “China or Russia individually can wipe out the US. Together they can make North America uninhabitalbe until the end of time. Why are the Washington morons provoking powerful nuclear powers? Do the Washington morons think Russia and China will submit to threats?” read
James Cogan, America’s longest war drags on in Afghanistan read
Michel Chossudovsky, US Military Sent Over $1 Billion Worth Of Light Weapons To “Multiple Armed Groups” In Iraq read
Paul Craig Roberts, Zbigniew Brzezinski Taliban Pakistan Afghanistan pep talk 1979 (1m) watch
Michel Chossudovsky, America’s Peace Making Nukes vs. North Korea’s WMD: Simultaneous Nuclear Weapons Tests by U.S. and North Korea read
Tyler Durden, US Conducts Successful Field Test Of New Nuclear Bomb read
Carla Stea, Report from the UN: The US, UK, France and South Korea Are In Violation of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty read
Justin Gardner, Let That Sink In: US is Bombing for a Country Getting Sued for $4 Billion for Their Role in 9/11 read
Hrafnkell Haraldsson, Colin Powell’s Chief of Staff Has ‘Never Been so Concerned’ For State of This Country (Lawrence Wilkerson) read
Sheldon Richman, What a Perverse Presidential Incentive System! read
Finian Cunningham, World Held Hostage by American Military Madness read
Paul Craig Roberts, A Government of Morons read
wjastore, From Deterrence to Doomsday? read
Phyllis Bennis, Stephen Miles: Building a New Movement Against Militarism read
Adam Johnson, Out of 47 Major Editorials on Trump’s Syria Strikes, Only One Opposed read
Paul Craig Roberts, Is That Armageddon Over The Horizon? read
William Astore, From Deterrence to Doomsday? read
Helene Cooper, US drops ‘mother of all bombs’ on ISIS target in Afghanistan read
John Pilger, Australia Beckons a War with China read
Binoy Kampmark, Joining The War Train: Trump’s Liberal Cheer Leaders read

New articles in Foreign Policy: militarism

Telesur, US Sold $40 Billion in Weapons in 2015, Tops Global Arms Market read

Mike Hixenbaugh, Rethinking The Cost of War “The question has been at the heart of reporting by The Virginian-Pilot and ProPublica over the past 18 months as we’ve sought to reexamine the lingering consequences of Agent Orange, the toxic herbicide sprayed by the millions of gallons over Vietnam.” read