A military breakdown mirroring societal or political breakdown would put all Americans at severe risk.
Source: Opinion | The military must prepare now for a 2024 insurrection – The Washington Post
Despite the global military industrial complex being one of the single largest contributors to climate devastation, there was almost zero discussion of the military in the official COP26 summit that concluded on November 12. Peace and environmental activists have called this unspoken truth the elephant in the room and pointed out that unless the world makes a serious commitment to peace and demilitarization, it will be impossible to meet emission cap targets and slow the advance of climate change.
Source: What role does the military play in climate change? | MR Online
What’s even easier to see is that peace will be given no chance at all. Why? Because it’s just not in the interests of America’s deeply influential military-congressional-industrial complex.
Source: The US Military, Post-Afghanistan – CounterPunch.org
And if the American people don’t benefit from these endless losing wars, why do we keep fighting them?
Source: Opinion | Despite Trillions Spent, the US Military Hasn’t Won a Real War Since 1945 | Miles Mogulescu
An ever-growing military budget and continued support for oil and gas meanwhile push us inexorably toward doomsday.
Source: Chomsky: Biden’s “Radical” Proposals Are Minimum Measures to Avoid Catastrophe
According to Left Flank Veterans, a group of anti-war veterans, Biden’s spending priorities indicate that the president thinks “preserving apartheid is more important than fighting climate change.”
Source: Biden budget would give $1.3 billion more to the Israeli military than to the global climate response
Military spending around the world has increased to unprecedented level since 1988 despite economic suffering due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the U.S. was ahead of all the countries again, finds Trends in World Military Expenditure, 2020, the latest report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
Source: Amidst Pandemic and Economic Sufferings, 2020’S Global Military Spending Reached Highest Level in Decades | Portside
An open letter by retired generals warns French president Emmanuel Macron that unless he clamps down on anti-racist movements, the armed forces will step in to
Source: Is the French Military a Threat to Democracy?
US leadership has stumbled from one military debacle to another, a trajectory mirroring the sad finales of other historical imperial powers.
Source: Military Debacles Herald Death for the Empire – scheerpost.com