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Still Leading Merchants of Death, US Arms Sales Remain Sky High

By Sarah Lazare Common Dreams December 15, 2015   Still Leading Merchants of Death, US Arms Sales Remain Sky High U.S. and Western European companies together account for 80.3 percent of the arms revenue for the top 100 firms worldwide     Amid raging conflicts and historic human displacement, U.S.-based companies are still leading the world […]

A Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II joint strike fighter. (Photo: U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Joely Santiago)

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Despite Atrocities, US Approves $1.29 Billion Deal to Re-Arm Saudi Arabia

By Sarah Lazare Common Dreams November 20, 2015   Despite Atrocities, US Approves $1.29 Billion Deal to Re-Arm Saudi Arabia ‘It is illegal under US and international law to transfer weapons to human rights abusers, or to forces that will likely use it to commit gross violations of human rights.’     The Pentagon announced on […]


Stocks Prices For Weapons Manufacturers Rise Sharply After Paris Attacks

By John Vibes The Anti-Media November 17, 2015   Stocks Prices For Weapons Manufacturers Rise Sharply After Paris Attacks     A recent report by journalist Glenn Greenwald pointed out stock prices for weapons manufacturers sharply increased just after the terrorist attacks in Paris last week. Greenwald was following the tip of Brooklyn journalist Aaron Cantú, who […]

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ARABIAN GULF (March 20, 2014) - Patrol coastal ship USS Typhoon (PC-5) launches an MK-60 surface-to-surface missile during Griffin missile exercise. Griffin missile is the first surface-to-surface live-fire missile exercise conducted to guard against small boat threats in the U.S. 5th Fleet Area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Doug Harvey/Not For Release)

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Washington Airdrops Tons of Weapons to Rebels in Syria

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute October 12, 2015   Washington Airdrops Tons of Weapons to Rebels in Syria     Hopeful news at the end of last week that the Obama Administration was considering disengaging from its schizophrenic war in Syria has given way to the ugly reality that Washington’s neocons in charge will […]


Trust Us, We’re Superheroes

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org September 28, 2015   Trust Us, We’re Superheroes   [From the July-August issue of The Austrian.] Since 2008, Marvel Studios, now owned by Disney, has been cranking out at least one big-budget new movie each year, with much success. The movies of the so-called Marvel Cinematic Universe — which includes the post-2007 […]

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Freedom or the Slaughterhouse? The American Police State from A to Z

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute July 15, 2015   Freedom or the Slaughterhouse? The American Police State from A to Z   “Who needs direct repression when one can convince the chicken to walk freely into the slaughterhouse?”—Philosopher Slavoj Žižek Despite the best efforts of some to sound the alarm, the nation is […]


Obama & Iran Deal – Behind the Curtain

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics July 14, 2015   Obama & Iran Deal – Behind the Curtain     Whenever there is some political deal, it is NEVER what they present to the public with such magnanimous fanfare. There is always a hidden agenda. Here, Obama tells the American people this deal will prevent Iran from gaining […]

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Andrew Napolitano: Hillary Clinton Armed Terrorists and Lied to Congress about It

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute July 4, 2015   Andrew Napolitano: Hillary Clinton Armed Terrorists and Lied to Congress about It     Judge Andrew Napolitano, in a new editorial, presents his conclusion that Hillary Clinton, as US Secretary of State, violated United States law by providing weapons to terrorists and then denying it […]


Judge Napolitano: What if the US Consulate in Benghazi was a Terrorist Weapons Warehouse?

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute June 19, 2015   Judge Napolitano: What if the US Consulate in Benghazi was a Terrorist Weapons Warehouse?   Judge Andrew Napolitano, in a new riveting two-minute video monologue, is asking important questions regarding the killings of the US ambassador to Libya, another diplomat, and CIA contractors in Benghazi, […]

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Soros Pushes US Bailouts and Weapons for Ukraine

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute June 8, 2015   Soros Pushes US Bailouts and Weapons for Ukraine   If you look at the track record of the interventionists you might think they would pause before taking on more projects. Each of their past projects has ended in disaster yet still they press on. Last […]


US Gives ISIS a Billion Dollars In Mosul

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute June 1, 2015   US Gives ISIS a Billion Dollars In Mosul     Whenever there is a problem anywhere in the world, the first thing US lawmakers and Beltway foreign policy experts do is urge the US to send weapons. Libyan “freedom fighters” want to overthrow Gaddafi? Send […]

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Why Do American Weapons End Up in Our Enemies’ Hands?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute March 21, 2015   Why Do American Weapons End Up in Our Enemies’ Hands?     It happens so often you wonder whether it is due to total ineptness or a deliberate policy to undermine our efforts overseas. It’s most likely a result of corruption and unintended consequences, combined […]

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The United States is behind one-third of all equipment and weapons exports world-wide, finds new study by IHS Inc. (Photo: U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Shannon Collins/Public Domain)

US Weapons Exporters Lead World in War Profiteering

By Sarah Lazare Common Dreams March 9, 2015   US Weapons Exporters Lead World in War Profiteering New study finds booming business driven by ‘an escalation of regional tensions in the Middle East and Asia Pacific’     U.S. weapons manufacturers lead the world in profits from the booming military arms and equipment business, driven […]


Is the War on Terror a Lost Cause?

  Is the War on Terror a Lost Cause?     Published by NextNewsNetwork Published on Jan 7, 2014 WASHINGTON—As the second session of the 113th Congress began at noon Jan. 6, Rep. Howard McKeon, chairman of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), released a news bulletin bemoaning the loss of the city of Fallujah […]

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