All Articles on Space Force

U.S. Space Force Senior Enlisted Advisor Roger Towberman, with President Donald Trump, presents the Space Force Flag on May 15, 2020. News
'Obvious Our President Is Beyond Incompetent': Chorus of Ridicule After Trump Brags of New 'Super-Duper Missile'
"An actual quote by the sitting president of the United States."
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If all this seems like silliness from a satirical sitcom, it is. (Photo: Chris Millter/@chrizmillr) Views
Trump Blasts Into a New Frontier...for War
The Pentagon presently spends a whopping $14 billion a year on space operations. In short, there's no need for this thing...except for Trump's political needs.
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"This is a plan a literal child would come up with." News
As Coronavirus Pandemic Ravages Earth, Trump Announces Push to Mine the Moon
An executive order quietly signed Monday makes clear the president. does not feel bound by international treaties on space exploration and resource extraction.
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The Space Force is a huge white elephant, worse than the Reagan-era missile defense system dubbed Star Wars. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Trump's Space Force Means Trump Not Satisfied Being Terrible Only on This Planet
The U.S. military is creating an imaginary "space gap" to pour money into closing, wasting funds while increasing the risk of conflict.
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As with the U.S. border wall with Mexico, Trump has been obsessed with the idea of creating Space Force for several years. (Photo: Trump Make America Great Again Committee) Views
With Space Force, Congress Hands Trump a Major Victory
As the devastating impacts of our endless wars in Afghanistan and Iraq continue to unfold, lawmakers have casually, without much debate, expanded the arena of war into space.
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President Donald J. Trump looks as a flag is revealed during a ceremony to establish the U.S. Space Command in the Rose Garden in the Rose Garden at the White House on Thursday, Aug 29, 2019 in Washington, DC. Views
Trump Signs Measure Enabling Establishment of a U.S. Space Force
President Trump has signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 2020 that establishes a U.S. Space Force as the sixth branch of the U.S. armed forces—despite the Outer Space Treaty designating space as a global commons to be used for peaceful purposes. Reported Space News : “Trump...
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U.S. President Donald Trump looks up toward the Solar Eclipse on the Truman Balcony at the White House on August 21, 2017 News
Calling Trump's Space Force a Violation of Global Consensus, China Condemns US 'Weaponization of Outer Space'
"The relevant U.S. actions are a serious violation of the international consensus on the peaceful use of outer space, undermine global strategic balance and stability, and pose a direct threat to outer space peace and security."
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Hypersonic weapons are just the most recent manifestation of the urge to engage in an “arms race,” even if, as a sports metaphor, it couldn’t be more off base. (Photo: Reuters) Views
Hypersonic Weapons and National (In)security
Why arms races never end.
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Fifty years after the moon landing, Michael Winship reflects on five decades of American life. Views
Everyone's Gone to the Moon…
… And given what it's like here at home, the moon may be the best place to be.
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For Corporate Media, Space Belongs to Washington
We can expect more alarmist reports from corporate media about the "threats" posed by countries seeking a peace treaty with the U.S. in outer space
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