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The U.S. Is Set to Make Nuclear War More Likely
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The U.S. Is Set to Make Nuclear War More Likely
November 10, 2021

The US is about to move towards a far more likely first use of nuclear weapons, with word that the Air Force has “completed flight testing” of the cost-and-performance-plagued F35A Lightning fighter, all units of which are being “upgraded” to carry thermonuclear weapons.

Nuclear Weapons and Europe
October 12, 2021

U.S. deployment of nuclear strike aircraft to the UK signals to continental Europe that planning for nuclear war against Russia is accelerating.

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America’s Merchants of Death: Then and Now
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America’s Merchants of Death: Then and Now
August 24, 2021

Few defense giants these days come anywhere close to that 100-times ratio. At Raytheon, for instance, the chief exec last year pulled down 193 times the pay of the company’s most typical worker — and that relatively “modest” gap, by U.S. corporate standards, came only after the Raytheon CEO took a temporary Covid-time pay haircut!

Selling Death
May 27, 2021

William Hartung says the bombing of Gaza this month by the U.S.-financed and supplied Israeli military is just the latest example of the devastating toll exacted by American weapons transfers.

Selling Death
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What U.S.-&-Allied ‘News’-Media Refuse to Publish
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What U.S.-&-Allied ‘News’-Media Refuse to Publish
March 4, 2021

On March 1st, Gallup headlined “China, Russia Images in U.S. Hit Historic Lows” and closed their article on an optimistic (for neoconservatives — which includes all U.S.-and allied billionaires) note for the new Biden Administration in Washington and for NATO.

Who Controls American Imperialism?
February 6, 2021

America does most of the entire world’s invasions and coups and sanctions. This has been the case ever since 1945, Eric Zuesse writes.

Who Controls American Imperialism?
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Happy Days Ahead for the Pentagon as Beacons Are Lit for the Military-Industrial Complex
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Happy Days Ahead for the Pentagon as Beacons Are Lit for the Military-Industrial Complex
February 2, 2021

President Biden’s beacon has been deflected to the rugged trails of aggression, Brian Cloughley writes.

War and Plagues: Military Spending During a Pandemic
May 15, 2020

Conn HALLINAN “There have been as many plagues as wars in history, yet plagues and wars take people equally by surprise” – Albert Camus, “The Plague” Camus’ novel of a lethal contagion in the North African city of Oran is […]

War and Plagues: Military Spending During a Pandemic
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