Is the US Planning to Wage War on Russia and China?

The structure of military alliances; the evolving situation in the Middle East; a shift in geopolitical alliances; the global military agenda; review of wars since 2001; nonconventional hybrid warfare to undermine a country's financial structure; coalition of Turkey, Russia and Iran; Pakistan and India now a part of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization; US withdrawal from … Continue reading Is the US Planning to Wage War on Russia and China?

The Pentagon Failed Its Audit Amid a $21 Trillion Scandal (Yes, T-)

  by Lee Camp Truthdig Dec 18, 2018 New York Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was ruthlessly attacked recently, and I feel a bit responsible. I might have accidentally tainted her Twitter feed with truth serum. But that sounds weird—so let me back up. A few months ago, I covered the story of the $21 trillion that has gone … Continue reading The Pentagon Failed Its Audit Amid a $21 Trillion Scandal (Yes, T-)

The Pentagon’s Massive Accounting Fraud Exposed

How US military spending keeps rising even as the Pentagon flunks its audit. by Dave Lindorff Nation Nov 27, 2018 Congress ordered an independent audit of the Department of Defense, the government’s largest discretionary cost center—the Pentagon receives 54 cents out of every dollar in federal appropriations—after the Pentagon failed for decades to audit itself. On … Continue reading The Pentagon’s Massive Accounting Fraud Exposed

America Can Afford Space Force, but Not Work, Health Care, or Education on Earth

  THE KOCH BROTHERS COMMISSIONED A SURVEY OF AMERICANS AND FOUND MOST LIKE A $15 MINIMUM WAGE, FREE COLLEGE, AND UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE   The marketing and communications group In Pursuit Of — launched by the Koch brothers in 2017– conducted a survey of Americans on a range of issues. The poll was written up by RealClearPolitics, which spun the results … Continue reading America Can Afford Space Force, but Not Work, Health Care, or Education on Earth