military industrial complex

Military-Industrial Complex Stock Prices Surge After Trump’s Afghan War Speech

After years of repeatedly condemning America’s involvement in Afghanistan, President Trump announced his intention this week to ramp up military operations there. Though Barack Obama adopted the exact same policy shortly after taking office in 2009, imposing a 30,000 troop surge to no avail, Trump is following the same failed path. Despite the president’s repeated vows to “win,” there…

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Marko Gasic: The ‘Russian Threat’ Is An Excuse To Increase Military Spending

International affairs commentator Marko Gasic says that poking the Russian bear until it escalates into aggression is simply a way for the government to easily enlarge the military industrial complex and increase military spending. Scaring the population makes it easier to confiscate their money in the name of safety. United States Vice President Mike Pence…

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Fill the Swamp: Trump to Put Military Industrial Complex Lobbyist in Charge of the Army

Last Wednesday, it was reported that Donald Trump was moving to nominate Raytheon lobbyist Mark Esper for secretary of the Army. Raytheon is one of the “big five” defense contractors, and the president’s decision comes at a time when concerns are being raised over the idea of defense industry executives being placed in senior positions at the Pentagon. Esper, who holds…

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Military-Industrial Complex Gets Rich off Trump’s Record Saudi Arms Deal

In news that should surprise no one, the stock prices of top defense contractors soared on Monday after Donald Trump signed the largest arms deal in United States history with Saudi Arabia over the weekend. That deal, hailed by the White House as a “significant expansion of…(the) security relationship” between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia,…

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America’s Reign of Terror: A Nation Reaps What It Sows

“The means of defense against foreign danger have been always the instruments of tyranny at home.” ― James Madison Who designed the malware worm that is now wreaking havoc on tens of thousands of computers internationally by hackers demanding a king’s ransom? The U.S. government. Who is the biggest black market buyer and stockpiler of…

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Save Liberty, Shut Down the Government

Congress ended the week by passing a continuing resolution keeping the government funded for one more week. This stopgap funding bill is designed to give Congress and the White House more time to negotiate a long-term spending bill. Passage of a long-term spending bill has been delayed over objections to Republican efforts to preserve Obamcare’s…

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Trump is Running Out of Bombs

The Donald is bombing so many countries so often, he’s running of bombs. “Critical munitions shortfalls are my top war-fighting concern,” says US Pacific commander Admiral Harry Harris. “We must maintain our capability to operate in contested environments.” “Priorities include long-range and stand-off strike weapons, anti-ship weapons, advanced air to air munitions, theatre ballistic/cruise missile…

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US Empire: When Will They Stop Saying ‘Unintended Consequences’?

It might have been true in Afghanistan. Maybe. You remember. Bin Laden. The whole outside crew that came in during the Soviet-Afghan War and, trained and armed by the US, helped turn the tide against the Russians. And then that crew went rogue. They built a network to fight America. An unintended consequence. Let’s call…

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Syria Strikes: A Conspiracy Theory (Video)

In this video, James Corbett discusses the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth about the Syria Strikes from the truth-telling truth-tellers in the truthful government and true mainstream news!…in under 5 minutes! Delivered by The Daily Sheeple We encourage you to share and republish our reports, analyses, breaking news and videos (Click…

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