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  • What Is the US Military Trying to Hide About Its Missions in Africa?

    William D. Hartung quoted

    The Nation, 06-23-16

    “Congress and the public need to know about US military operations overseas, regardless of what euphemism is used to describe them,” says William Hartung, a senior adviser to the Security Assistance Monitor which tracks American military aid around the globe. “Calling something a ‘security cooperation activity’ doesn’t change the fact that US troops are working directly with foreign military forces.”...Read More »

  • Invest in a better future for our children

    William D. Hartung quoted

    South Bend Tribune, 06-05-16

    The Pentagon has essentially thrown away $17 billion in inefficient spending in Afghanistan, $7 billion on unneeded equipment, and a whopping $1 trillion on the F-35 fighter jet — which is years behind schedule, billions over budget, and riddled with technical problems — according to a report by William Hartung, director of the Arms and Security Project...Read More »

  • Not Much Bang for the Buck

    William D. Hartung quoted

    The Trumpet, 06-01-16

    In February this year, the Center for International Policy published a report by William D. Hartung outlining more than $33 billion in waste in just 27 instances since President Barack Obama took office. The report is focused narrowly on waste. It doesn’t include expenses like the $360 million spent on weight-loss surgery for servicemen’s families, which would hardly seem to enhance the nation’s fighting ability...Read More »

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