The defence secretary’s budget unveiled a reduction in US forces to just 440,000 – its lowest since before Pearl Harbor. From now on, the US would be equipped to fight just one conventional war rather than two simultaneously. Yet it would extend its technological edge and remain more powerful than the combined capability of the next few powers in the world rankings….It is a vision to be applauded.Read more . . .
http://www.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,,2020455,00.html Can we join the Star Wars club? Blair lobbies for UK to be launching pad for defence system … Read more . . .
More money for the Pentagon, CBS News Correspondent Vince Gonzales reports, while its own auditors admit the military cannot account for 25 percent of what it spends.
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Space Hawks Chase Death Rays http://www.wired.com/news/technology/0,70303-0.html?tw=wn_index_1 By John Lasker for Wired News Mar, 01, 2006 For more than a year, Bruce Gagnon strongly suspected he and his family were being spied on, but he didn’t have any evidence, and he … Read more . . .