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Study: US has 867 military bases around the world

Estimates of the yearly cost to the U.S. of its foreign military bases range from $100 – 250 billion,” according to World Beyond War. Can we even begin…

The US Cannot Fight or Win a Major War

Are we almost at the point that we might be called upon to pick death by US military misadventure or climate breakdown? Shall we call for a vote…

U.S. cannot track 90% of American arms sent to Ukraine

The fear must surely be that arms sent to Ukraine might fall into the hands of unregulated troops. Officials have acknowledged that when the war erupted, they had…

Isn’t it Time for the US to Concentrate on Defending Homeland Security?

Long gone are the days when the US military could fight two and a half, or even one and a half wars. Illustration: Liu Rui/GT 02 November 2022…

US ‘inspectors’ to begin tracking weapons sent to Ukraine

After spending $18 billion in just eight months, the US is preparing to ‘track’ Javelin and Stinger missiles. But are these plans just an inept excuse to get…

Are Americans Slouching Toward Nuclear Suicide?

Billions of people are no longer talking about The Current Conflict. But they are wondering what the hell America is doing. Image: Riot Fest 31 October 2022 |…

US: Second-hand arms sales put the world at risk

The US uses sales of second-hand arms as bait to expand its influence, but there has always been the risk of selling even-outdated arms to future enemies. Photo:…

At War: US Passes Additional $40 Billion in Ukraine Aid

For a perspective, the entire Russian military budget for 2022 is thought to be $65.9USD Photo: Military aid, delivered as part of the United States’ security assistance to…

Backstory: The U.S. Military Budget (2022)

Remember, just about every single military or political problem you see in the world right now stems from the money allocated in these ‘defense’ budgets. 05 April 2022…

Biden requests $773 billion for Pentagon budget

The Pentagon plan includes new money for Ukraine, money for military aircraft and nuclear deterrence systems, and funding to counter other ‘persistent threats’ Photo: Aviation Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class…

US formally ends combat mission in Iraq. Troops, equipment to remain in place

‘Remember, this is a change in the mission, right? Not necessarily a changing physical posture,” Pentagon press secretary John Kirby said Thursday. Since 2020, the main U.S. focus has…

US House Passes $768 Billion Defense Policy Bill

Lawmakers ‘rejected’ the president’s request to keep military spending essentially flat, and instead overwhelmingly called for increasing it substantially. 07 December 2021 | Catie Edmondson | New York…

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