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William Astore

William Astore

William J. Astore is a retired lieutenant colonel (USAF), who has taught at the Air Force Academy, the Naval Postgraduate School, and he taught History at the Pennsylvania College of Technology.

Articles by this author

 

Why has the United States Become the Leader in Promoting Global Warfare?

Five Reasons Why Washington Can’t Break Its War Addiction

William Astore ·


Will the Wasteful Pentagon Budget Ever Shrink?

A thought experiment on the military-industrial complex.

William Astore ·


The Imperative to Resist a Dangerous New Cold War

The new Cold War is here to stay, until it isn't.

William Astore ·


60 Years of War-Making May Yet Result in the Destruction of US Democracy

All those trillions of dollars consumed in wasteful wars have helped foster a creeping pessimism in Americans—a pessimism spawned by corporate elites increasingly consumed by greed.

William Astore ·


Only Cold-War Fools Hit Replay on Doomsday

It's finally time for this country to succeed in something again—something noble, something other than the perpetuation of murderous war and the horrific production of genocidal weaponry.

William Astore ·


The US Military Budget in the Form of a Mushroom Cloud

Why it’s time to make deep cuts at the Pentagon.

William Astore ·


America's Terrible God Is a Weapons-Maker

Show me your budget and I’ll tell you what you worship. In that context, there can't be the slightest doubt.

William Astore ·


After Defeat in Afghanistan, Can US Envision a Future of Peace?

We must unite and dismantle this American Empire before it dismantles us.

William Astore ·

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