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"The Doomsday Forum": Senior Military, Nuclear Weapons Officials Convene... America's "$1 Trillion Nuclear Weapons Plan"
Business  (tags: doomsday forum, nuclear weapons merchants, “Blow up the Planet”, “Bankrupt the Country”, The Strategic Deterrent Coalition, $Trillion Nuclear Plan, Hillary Clinton, Pentagon )

Judy
- 10 days ago - strategic-culture.org
The event organized by "The Strategic Deterrent Coalition" (a non profit organization) was funded by Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Orbital ATK, BAE Systems among other generous donors.
The Most Expensive Weapon in History Makes UK Debut
Business  (tags: US, UK, Pentagon, F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, most expensive weapon ever, Pentagon, Lockheed-Martin )

Judy
- 14 days ago - yahoo.com
It is seen as the cornerstone of the U.S. air defense strategy for the next few decades. The Pentagon has previously announced plans to buy 2,400 of the jets at a cost of $1.5 trillion, including maintenance.
US Nuclear Force Still Using 1970s Floppy Disks Warns Watchdog
Science & Tech  (tags: Pentagon, U.S. nuclear forces, outdated technology, GAO, watchdog report, 8-inch floppy disks )

Judy
- 56 days ago - yahoo.com
A Pentagon command and control system that "coordinates the operational functions of the United States' nuclear forces" runs on an IBM Series/1 computer and uses 8-inch floppy disks, a GAO report notes.
You Could Buy An Australian Island for What the Pentagon Says It Would Cost to Take Inventory of One Item
Business  (tags: accounting, waste, fraud, abuse, Pentagon, Australian island, taxpayer money )

Dandelion
- 125 days ago - publicintegrity.org
Critics including those who study modern business practices say how poorly the Pentagon keeps track of its own purchasing and contracting. The dept cannot meet modern accounting standards so opens the door 4 waste, fraud and abuse in military expenditures
The Pentagon's Carbon Boot Print
Environment  (tags: COP21, global warming, climate change, Pentagon, U.S. Military, energy, John Kerry, fossil fuel, tar sands oil )

Judy
- 228 days ago - counterpunch.org
"There is an elephant in the climate debate that by U.S. demand cannot be discussed or even seen. This agreement to ignore the elephant is now the accepted basis of all international negotiations on climate change."
In Mali and Rest of Africa, the U.S. Military Fights a Hidden War
World  (tags: Africa, terrorist organizations, secret war, Pentagon, Radisson Blu hotel, Mali, DoD, AFRICOM, SOFAFRICA, State Dept, Brigadier General Donald Bolduc, Special Ops raids, network of bases, secret drone assassinations )

Judy
- 243 days ago - theintercept.com
We all know about several major terrorist groups. But what are the dozens of other groups in Africa that the Pentagon is fighting with more special operations forces, more outposts, and more missions than ever? For the most part, the Pentagon won't say.
Pentagon Blows $43 Million on Useless Afghan Gas Station, IG Says
Business  (tags: Afghanistan, compressed-natural gas station, Pentagon, DoD, Task Force for Stability & Business Oper, Sen. Claire McCaskill D-MO, Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., Sen. Armed Services Committee, watchdog, waste, taxpayers' money )

Judy
- 262 days ago - usatoday.com
"It's hard to imagine a more outrageous waste of money than building an alternative fuel station in a war-torn country that costs 8,000% more than it should, and is too dangerous for a watchdog to verify whether it is even operational".
Pentagon Commits To Spend $80 Billion For Another Bomber
Business  (tags: Department of Defense, DoD, Northrop Grumman, Pentagon, War )

Judy
- 267 days ago - shadowproof.com
So much for the 'age of austerity.' While in the middle of dealing with the trillion-dollar boondoggle known as the F-35 project, the Department of Defense has committed to spend another $80 billion on bomber it does not need.
Prime Minister-Designate Trudeau: Keep Pledge to Cancel F-35 Purchase - TAKE ACTION!
Business  (tags: PM Designate Trudeau, F-35, U.S., Canada, arms sales, pentagon, petition )

Judy
- 273 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
US taxpayers will be better off when the taxpayer-ripoff F-35 program is killed completely. The Pentagon's plans to keep the boondoggle alive depend crucially on foreign purchases.
Stand Up Against the Largest War Budget Ever
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, budget, Pentagon, domestic spending, government shutdown, budget gimmicks, petition )

Judy
- 303 days ago - action.winwithoutwar.org
Email Congress: "Do not spend $577B on the Pentagon while slashing domestic programs!"
US Military Prepares Drastic Escalation of Global Drone Program
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Technology, War & Peace, U.S., Drones, Pentagon, Africa, Big Brother )

Judy
- 338 days ago - commondreams.org
New reporting reveals plans to expand drone program by 50 percent, including broader use of mercenaries.
Release Us   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Release Us, Pentagon, militarization of police, police brutality, War on Drugs, War on Terror )

Dandelion
- 343 days ago - youtube.com
In 1994 the US Govt passed a law authorizing the Pentagon to donate surplus Cold War era military equipment to police departments. This militarization of police has created what is being called an epidemic of police brutality sweeping across the Nation
Psychologists Collaborated With CIA & Pentagon on Post-9/11 Torture Program, May Face Ethics Charges
World  (tags: world, war, violence, usa, terrorism, society, politics, ethics, government, freedoms, crime, corruption, conflict, psychologists, CIA, Pentagon, 9/11, torture )

Darren
- 373 days ago - therealnews.com
A new independent review has revealed extensive details on how members of the the American Psychological Association, the world's largest group of psychologists, were complicit in torture, lied and covered up their close collaboration with officials
3 Top Officers May Face Sanctions for Wasteful Spending in Afghanistan
World  (tags: Afghanistan, Pentagon, wasteful speding, Camp Leatherneck, independent government watchdog, SIGAR, construction )

Judy
- 427 days ago - miamiherald.com
"This is one of the most outrageous, deliberate, and wasteful misuses of taxpayer dollars in Afghanistan we've ever seen," said Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri.
Right-Wing Watch: US Army Lists NM as "Hostile," Sets Invasion Plans; TX Gov Orders National Guard to Investigate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pentagon, Americans, ISIS, New Mexico, Texas, western states, propaganda, politics, government, military, troops, ethics, dishonesty, news, Govtfearmongering )

Carrie
- 446 days ago - progressnownm.wordpress.com
Will someone please ask Steve Pearce if he believes the Pentagon is about to invade Clovis? And will Susana Martinez follow the lead of TexasâEUR(TM) governor and deploy the National Guard to stop it?
 

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