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
The United States has deployed a new low-yield nuclear warhead that experts warned could increase the likelihood of a conflict going nuclear, according to a new report.
Source: U.S. Military Has Deployed New Nuclear Weapon That Has Experts Worried about War, Report Says | Portside
Following the recent massacres in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, the bestselling author Keith Boykin tweeted: Trump is on TV blaming the Internet, social media, video games and mental health for the mass shootings. Nonsense! Every country has Google, Facebook, video games and people with mental health issues. What they don’t have is More
Source: It’s No Wonder the Military likes Violent Video Games, They Can Help Train Civilians to Become Warriors – CounterPunch.org