William D. Hartung

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Nearly Half the Pentagon Budget Goes To Contractors

Supporting the troops is a mantra, not a priority.
William D. Hartung October 11, 2017

What You Actually Spend on the National Security State

Hundreds of billions of dollars outside of the official Pentagon budget.
William D. Hartung July 26, 2017

The Urge to Splurge

Why is it so hard to reduce the Pentagon budget?
William D. Hartung October 25, 2016

There’s No Business Like the Weapons Business

The U.S. monopoly on the arms trade deserves more media scrutiny.
William D. Hartung July 26, 2016

The Pentagon’s War on Accountability

The Department of Defense may never pass an audit—and that's by design.
William D. Hartung May 24, 2016

How Not to Audit the Pentagon

For five decades, the military-industrial complex has profited from wasteful spending.
William D. Hartung April 11, 2016

MADness Without Method

The most destructive weapons ever conceived have become all too easy to ignore.
William D. Hartung July 9, 2012

Lockheed’s Shadow

  From TomDispatch.com comes this report on how a giant weapons manufacturer became the new big brother. By William D.…
William D. Hartung January 11, 2011