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Ukraine War rips veil off of US weapons superiority
Military Industrial Complex

Ukraine War rips veil off of US weapons superiority

Many of the failures, including the HIMARS, have been due to their reliance on GPS

Military Industrial Complex

The $850 billion chicken comes home to roost

The military industrial complex is not designed to actually fight wars. If so, you wouldn’t see Ukraine struggling right now to win one.

Military Industrial Complex

Getting the defense budget right: A (real) grand total, over $1.4 trillion

Laying it out in graph form shows past and present gimmicks used to manipulate the public's perception of what is considered 'defense.'


We were promised 'economic shock and awe' against Russia

But one year after its brutal invasion of Ukraine, Moscow looks poised to weather the worst of Western sanctions.

Military Industrial Complex

The B-21: another Air Force diva that can't deliver?

The glitzy debut of the next-gen Northrop Grumman bomber belies a payload of military industrial disappointments.