Paul Nitze’s legacy: for a new world Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz – Transcript http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0PAH/is_2004_April_15/ai_116668579/?tag=content;col1 Remarks as delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz, to the Aspen Institute at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Washington, DC, Thursday, April … Read more . . .
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,509684,00.html Robots Take Center Stage in U.S. War in Afghanistan Monday, March 23, 2009 By Matt Sanchez A BigDog robot climbs a hill in a test of its versatility. The U.S. military is deploying the robots to Afghanistan to navigate … Read more . . .
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/opinion/2008/0922/1221998220381.html Monday, September 22, 2008 US generals planning for resource wars ANALYSIS: The US military sees the next 30 to 40 years as involving a state of continuous war against ideologically-motivated terrorists and competing with Russia and China for natural … Read more . . .
Plan would use antiterror aid on Pakistani jets By Eric Schmitt Thursday, July 24, 2008 WASHINGTON: The Bush administration plans to shift nearly $230 million in aid to Pakistan from counterterrorism programs to upgrading that country’s aging F-16 attack planes, … Read more . . .
Conferees seek cluster bomb ban Russia, China, US oppose treaty By Nick Cumming-Bruce, International Herald Tribune … Read more . . .
Iraq Contractors Tap Latin America's Needy By Patrick J. McDonnell The Los Angeles Times http://www.truthout.org/docs_2006/012808E.shtml 28 January 2008 Thousands with limited opportunities at home are lured by pay; but for some who are injured or disabled, the cost his high. … Read more . . .
Saudi prince paid billions by U.K. firm to aid arms deal, reports claim By Alan Cowell … Read more . . .
http://www.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,3604,1103566,00.html The privatisation of war $30bn goes to private military Ian Traynor Wednesday December 10, 2003 The Guardian Private corporations have penetrated western warfare so deeply that they are now the second biggest contributor to coalition forces in Iraq after … Read more . . .
V. THE ROAD AHEAD http://www.hrw.org/reports/1999/bulgaria/Bulga994-04.htm … Read more . . .
Bulgaria's Arms-Makers Take Aim at Privatization By Peter S. Green International Herald Tribune Tuesday, August 11, 1998 For 34 years, the Soviet-designed AK-47 Kalashnikov rifle was the basis of the fortune of the state-owned Arsenal arms and machinery works sprawled … Read more . . .
The spoils of another war Five years after Nato's attack on Yugoslavia, its administration in Kosovo is pushing through mass privatisation Neil Clark Tuesday September 21, 2004 The Guardian 'Wars, conflict – it's all business," sighs Monsieur Verdoux in Charlie … Read more . . .
The first privatised war Private contractors are carving up defence procurement. Nick Mathiason reports on a military coup Sunday March 2, 2003 The Observer More than 40,000 British troops are bracing themselves for action in the Gulf. 'Our Boys' are … Read more . . .
Contracts to the U.S. Military-Industrial Complex by Company and by Time Periods: … Read more . . .
Conversion for Survival By Mary Beth Sullivan Bath, Maine (March 2007) … 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 . . .
Kier Lieber and Daryl Press, two US military analysts, writing in the influential Foreign Affairs of the New York Council on Foreign Relations in March 2006, noted, 'If the United States' nuclear modernization were really aimed at rogue states or terrorists, the country's nuclear force would not need the additional thousand ground-burst warheads it will gain from the W-76 modernization program. The current and future US nuclear force, in other words, seems designed to carry out a pre-emptive disarming strike against Russia or China.'
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737 U.S. Military Bases = Global Empire By Chalmers Johnson, Metropolitan Books Posted on February 19, 2007, Printed on February 19, 2007 http://www.alternet.org/story/47998/ The following is excerpted from Chalmers Johnson's new book, "Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic" … Read more . . .
U.S. Strategy Plan Calls For Insuring No Rivals Develop New York Times 8 March 1992 by Patrick E. Tyler URL: http://www.cooperativeresearch.org/timeline/1990s/nyt030892.html WASHINGTON, March 7 – In a broad new policy statement that is in its final drafting stage, the Defense … Read more . . .
Does troop surge mean a defense-stock surge? Stepping up the Iraq war may be good for the sector, but some companies have already profited. Fortune's Jon Birger guides investors through the defense minefield. By Jon Birger, Fortune senior writer January … Read more . . .
Foreign Military Sales Expected To Top $20 billion in 2006 … Read more . . .