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  • At the Pentagon, Nothing Succeeds Like Failure

    William D. Hartung quoted

    Anti War Blog, 10-26-16

    The Pentagon, Hartung notes, continues to receive massive funding from the American taxpayer, even as its various wars drag on, seemingly without end...Read More »

  • The Heat: Battle for Mosul

    Stephen Miles interviewed

    CCTV America, 10-24-16

    Ever since ISIL fighters captured the city of Mosul in Northern Iraq in June 2014, it has been a vital stronghold for them. But now there is a major military effort underway to drive the militants out of Mosul. Over the last week thousands of Iraqi security forces and Kurdish Peshmerga fighters, with the assistance of United States military advisers, have launched an offensive to free the city...Read More »

  • The $6 Trillion Issue You Won’t Be Hearing About at Tonight’s Debate

    William D. Hartung quoted

    NYMag, 10-19-16

    An accurate head count of the hundreds of thousands of private contractors employed by the Pentagon would reveal that a large proportion of them are doing work that is either duplicative or unnecessary....Read More »

  • Keynote Speaker Bill Goodfellow to Discuss Policy Challenges for the New US President


    Economists for Peace and Security will conduct its 9th annual policy symposium at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington DC on November 14, 2016 to discuss the economic dimensions of the most pressing global security issues and those facing the domestic economy. Following one of the most unusual presidential and congressional elections in US history, three panels of senior specialists will present ideas for improving prospects for peace, and growth with fairness for all Americans.... Read More »

  • Nicole Ball to Attend a Workshop at The African Center for Strategic Studies, in Lusaka, Zambia


    The African Center for Strategic Studies at NDU is hosting a 4 day workshop in Lusaka, Zambia on November 14-18, 2016 focused on the development and implementation of strategies to better coordinate and manage external assistance to Africa’s security sector, in accordance with national development and security priorities. ... Read More »