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William Hartung

William Hartung

William D. Hartung is the director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy. He is the author of "Prophets of War: Lockheed Martin and the Making of the Military-Industrial Complex" (2012) and "How Much Are You Making on the War Daddy?: A Quick and Dirty Guide to War Profiteering in the Bush Administration" (2003). He is the co-editor of "Lessons from Iraq: Avoiding the Next War "(2008).

Articles by this author

 

How Corporate Profiteers Won the War on Terror

The Post-9/11 years have been an unmitigated disaster for nearly everyone—but not the weapons makers and other Pentagon contractors.

William Hartung ·



Memorial Day Can't Hide Biden's Bloated Pentagon Budget

Total spending on the Pentagon and related work on nuclear weapons at the Department of Energy will top $750 billion, one of the highest levels ever—substantially higher than the peaks of the Korean or Vietnam wars or the Reagan buildup of the 1980s.

William Hartung ·


When It Comes to the Tools of Death and Destruction, No One Tops the US

America dominates arms sales again and again.

William Hartung ·


No, Biden Is Not Pushing the Saudis Hard Enough to End Yemen Blockade

The Biden administration has multiple avenues of leverage over Riyadh that can be used to press for an unconditional lifting of the blockade. It must use them.

William Hartung ·



The Pandemic of Pentagon Spending

Will the Biden administration dare cut military spending?

William Hartung ·


The U.S. of A(rms)

The art of the weapons deal in the age of Trump.

William Hartung ·

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