When it comes to trade in the tools of death and destruction, no one tops the United States of America. Changes in arms export policy will mean forcefully taking on the arms lobby.
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Beware the Pentagon’s Pandemic Profiteers: Hasn’t the Military-Industrial Complex Taken Enough of Our Money?
When it comes to the Pentagon and the CEOs running a large part of the arms industry, examples abound of them asking what they can do to help themselves. Continuing to prioritize the U.S. military will further weaken the USA public health system.
The Pentagon Budget Still Rising, 40 Years Later - The Stubborn Persistence of the Military-Industrial State
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Last Friday, Donald Trump made his first visit to the Pentagon where he spoke of signing an order to begin "a great rebuilding of the armed services of the United States." This will mean a massive surge in federal dollars pouring into the abyss of the Pentagon, which has shown itself quite capable of absorbing such moneys in the past and seems to lack the slightest ability to account for what's done with them. (The Pentagon has never even managed to pass an audit.)