• Let Them Eat Weapons: Trump’s Bizarre Arms Race

    by Lawrence Wittner

    The Trump administration's stated intention to "spend the adversary into oblivion" through arms buildup is likely to bring ruin to the American public before it harms Russia or China. 

  • Our Man From Boeing

    by Mandy Smithberger and William D. Hartung

    Has the Arms Industry Captured Trump’s Pentagon?

  • The Urge to Splurge

    by William D. Hartung

    Why Is It So Hard to Reduce the Pentagon Budget?

  • Did the Pentagon Learn from Vietnam?

    by Christopher A. Lawrence

    Vietnam was the bloodiest guerrilla war in modern history, and when it ended the United States military never really conducted any significant studies of the failed war.

  • The Tragedy of the American Military

    by James Fallows

    " [The] reverent but disengaged attitude toward the military—we love the troops, but we’d rather not think about them—has become so familiar that we assume it is the American norm. But it is not."

  • Pentagon Newspeak

    by Stanley Kutler

    The Pentagon has hijacked the history of the Vietnam War.