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Not Only in Ukraine: Major Weapons Makers Profiting Off War Worldwide

In none of those cases have any executives in the American weapons-making firms expressed the slightest qualms about their role in fostering human rights abuses and fueling destabilizing, unnecessary conflicts.

William Hartung ·


Pentagon Contractors Seizing New Gold Rush to Cash in on the Ukraine Crisis

Even before hostilities broke out, the CEOs of major weapons firms were talking about how tensions in Europe could pad their profits.

William Hartung ·


Ukraine War Cannot Justify Biden's Too-Damn-High Pentagon Budget

The U.S. military budget is replete with examples of waste and dysfunction that must be addressed before going on a new spending spree.

William Hartung ·


Before US Enters New Cold War, Let's Remember the Costs of the Last One

A history lesson for our desperate moment.

William Hartung ·


Why Biden Is Exactly Right to Reject a 'No-Fly Zone' for Ukraine

Shooting down Russian planes and bombing Russian anti-aircraft sites would greatly increase the risks of escalation, up to and including a nuclear confrontation.

Anatol Lieven ·


Don't Let War Hawks Use Russian Invasion to Increase Pentagon Budget

The hawks are already trying to exploit the Russian invasion, saying a shortfall in spending is leaving us vulnerable. Not true.

William Hartung ·


$778 Billion and Counting: Who's Paying for All This Pentagon Waste? (Hint: It's You)

It can't be emphasized enough just how many taxpayer dollars are now being showered on the Pentagon.

William Hartung ·


Dr. King's 1967 Anti-War Speech Was Unpopular, But Prophetic

He knew that if not resisted, 'adventures like Vietnam' would continue to eat away at American society.

William Hartung ·

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