Mongoose: The Military-Industrial Virus by Andrew Cockburn

Corruption, Military
Mongoose

The Military-Industrial Virus

How bloated defense budgets gut our armed forces

EXTRACT:

The reality would seem to be somewhat simpler: the MIC has a compulsion to demand and receive more of our money every year. Contrary to common belief, this imperative does not mean that the budget is propelled by foreign wars. Rather, the wars are a consequence of the quest for bigger budgets.

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