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  • What Is The Military Spending Hundreds Of Millions Of Tax Dollars On?

    William D. Hartung interviewed

    Rising Up With Sonali, 05-03-16

    During the peak of the US war in Afghanistan, President George W. Bush, and military officials touted our success at bringing Afghans back to their feet through the building of schools. It was a noble sounding goal. If young Afghans were able to receive education, it would undermine the Taliban, and win over the “hearts and minds” of Afghan people to the American occupiers...Read More »

  • Public Comment- Saudi Arabia & 9/11

    William D. Hartung quoted

    Berkeley Daily Planet, 04-22-16

    As William Hartung, senior adviser to the Security Assistance Monitor opinioned “We should not be trading Saudi friendship for cluster bombs (banned by international law).” ...Read More »

  • Tunisia’s Getting More Guns Than Democracy

    Seth Binder quoted

    Foreign Policy, 04-21-16

    “The [nearly] $100 million budget request is not the total amount going to Tunisia,” said Seth Binder, an analyst at the Security Assistance Monitor. “There are other pots of money going around used to finance militaries abroad,” like the shadowy Counterterrorism Partnerships Fund (CTPF), a Defense Department funding program to train and equip foreign militaries to combat terrorist activities...Read More »

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