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Why the $1.45 Trillion F-35 Still Can’t Get Off the Ground

Is there any hope of salvaging something from this 17-year nightmare?
Dan Grazier August 16, 2019

Military Spending: Ignoring the $738 Billion Elephant in the Room

Congress just passed a budget that blows the doors off the deficit and Pentagon budget levels. So where are the presidential candidates?
David Nelson August 13, 2019

A Nuclear Weapons Treaty Died Today

Armed with pen and clip board, our author was one of the first INF inspectors on the ground in Soviet Russia in 1988.
Scott Ritter August 2, 2019

The Strange Case of Super CEO Marsha Lazareva

Why are Washington's who's who doing everything possible to exonerate this Russian national accused of embezzlement?
Paul Brian July 29, 2019

Did Trump Just Threaten to Attack Iran With Nukes?

He said he could destroy Afghanistan but was signaling elsewhere. The scary part is there's already a plan.
Scott Ritter July 25, 2019

What Is Trump’s Military Parade Actually Celebrating?

Thursday's rally will feature tanks, flyovers and soldiers. But after 17 years of failed war policies, there's not much to salute.
Gil Barndollar July 4, 2019

Is the White House Plotting an End-Run Around Congress Into Iran?

Officials are suggesting the 9/11 law used by three presidents to justify every intervention of the last 18 years is applicable to Tehran, too.
Heather Brandon-Smith June 19, 2019

Pentagon Chief Shanahan Steps Down, Former Raytheon Executive Steps Up

Dogged by family violence and ties to industry, the ex-Boeing man is no longer Trump's choice for top job.
Barbara Boland June 18, 2019

Why Iran Could Launch a Limited Attack

The U.S. is crushing them any way it can. Don't expect them to respond the way John Bolton wants.
John Allen Gay June 17, 2019

Ro Khanna Forces Beltway Bandit to Refund Millions From Price Gouging

Sick of war and war profiteering, this Congressman shows what happens when lawmakers actually do their jobs.
Barbara Boland June 12, 2019