Another legislative attempt to bring sanity into nuclear weapons policy. Being ‘on the brink’ of disaster is not rational policy. A new nuclear arms race is accelerating. Threats and chaos dominate U.S. foreign policy. Risks are multiplying and strategic opportunities lost in clicks of daily crisis. It is time to change course …
Category: U.S. House of Representatives
Year-Over-Year US Defense Spending … Unsustainable
Fact: Decades of war across the globe produce trillions of dollars of debt and historic spending levels … a $696.5 billion defense bill passes … 18.7% year-over-year growth … though the Pentagon is the only federal department unable to conduct and pass a financial audit … this is unsustainable
Republicans in Congress, A Vote to Block National Security?
How can last week’s action by the US House of Representatives Republican majority to block the Pentagon’s national security work be described? Experts are attempting to decipher the straight party line vote and consequences of the Grand Old Party/GOP denial of real and rising threats to the nation’s security