Torching the Truth

Torching the Truth

America’s military adventures — and, just as often, its misadventures — have inspired thousands upon thousands of books. But the military isn’t just in the business of inspiring books: Sometimes it bans them, too. The Pentagon recently announced that it was refusing...

New Thinking on Cutting the Deficit

The Hill reported Friday on a congressional panel, commissioned by Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA), which proposed a new mindset toward defense: The Sustainable Defense Task Force, a commission of scholars from a broad ideological spectrum…laid out actions the government...

Bush-Style Military Spending Not Over Yet

Thought the Bush years were over? Not so fast. The main “accomplishment” of those years, apart from getting our country handed over to the big banks and corporations, was of course launching two wars. The cost of those wars so far is staggering, but these...