Tag Archives: FY16Budget

The black hole of Pentagon foreign aid | The Hill

Most Defense Department aid programs are opaque, both to US taxpayers and local populations. During Sunshine Week, Americans celebrate access to public information as a cornerstone of democratic accountability. Only…

The Pentagon’s secret foreign aid budget | Politico

The U.S. sends billions to foreign militaries each year. What do we have to show for it? Lora Lumpe and Jeremy Ravinsky Last month, the Obama administration released its 2017…

Military is not a game | The Hill

Why are Republicans hell-bent on undermining the prestige and reputation of the United States armed forces? The cacophony of defeatist rhetoric directed at our military from those running for president…

Republican Candidates Offer Incoherent Military Solutions During Debate | Reason.com

Anthony L. Fisher The 2015 US military budget was a little more than $600 billion, but most of the six contenders at tonight’s Republican presidential debate in Charleston, SC seemed…

Defense Contractors Cite “Benefits” of Escalating Conflicts in the Middle East

Major defense contractors Raytheon, Oshkosh, and Lockheed Martin assured investors at a Credit Suisse conference in West Palm Beach this week that they stand to gain from the escalating conflicts…