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Promising the Sky: Pork Barrel Politics and the F-35 Combat Aircraft

by William D. Hartung

January 2014 | Report

Lockheed Martin's assertions that the development and construction of the F-35 combat aircraft sustains 125,000 jobs in 46 states are exaggerated says Hartung, and his latest report documents how the real number is roughly half of what Lockheed Martin claims... Read More »

Risk and Returns: The Economic Illogic of the Obama Administration's Arms Export Reforms

by William D. Hartung

August 2013 | Report

The Obama administration's plans to dramatically loosen U.S. arms export controls will likely lead to an easier time for smugglers in the near future... Read More »

Minimum Returns: The Economic Impacts of Pentagon Spending

by William D. Hartung, Natalie Peterson

February 2013 | Report

In his latest report, William Hartung looks at the impact Pentagon spending has on the economy... Read More »

Profiles of Pentagon Spending by State

by William D. Hartung

January 2013 | Report

A compilation of Pentagon activity state-by-state in the U.S.... Read More »

Myths vs. Realities of Pentagon Spending

by Stephen Miles, William D. Hartung

July 2012 | Report

As defense contractors play to American's fears of poor security to increase military spending, Bill Hartung and Stephen Miles reveal the facts about Pentagon spending... Read More »

Bombs Versus Budgets: Inside the Nuclear Weapons Lobby

by William D. Hartung, Christine Anderson

June 2012 | Report

Bill Hartung explores the role of the nuclear arms lobby in seeking to block cuts in the hundreds of billions of dollars the U.S. government plans to spend on nuclear weapons in the next decade and beyond... Read More »

Military Spending: A Poor Job Creator

by William D. Hartung

January 2012 | Policy Brief

Plans for cutting the federal deficit have raised an important question: what impact would military spending reductions have on jobs? This fact sheet is an update with new numbers from 2011 for U.S. employment effects of military and domestic spending. ... Read More »

Tools of Influence: The Arms Lobby and the Super Committee

by William D. Hartung

October 2011 | Policy Brief

In this policy brief, William D. Hartung explores the mutually beneficial and close ties between the arms lobby and super committee members. ... Read More »

Prophets of War: Lockheed Martin and the Making of the Military-Industrial Complex

by William D. Hartung

March 2011 | Book

Bill Hartung explores Lockheed Martin's history - from its beginning in WWI to its present position as a huge corporation with ties to the U.S. government. Lockheed Martin currently receives over $29 billion per year from the Pentagon and is the largest U.S. military contractor.... Read More »

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