Military Industrial Complex

The Early Origins of the Military-Industrial Complex

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Gates Cambridge Scholars

*Kate Epstein [2004] did an MPhil International Relations and is author of the recently published Torpedo: Inventing the Military-Industrial Complex i...

Industry and the Defence of Europe

Peter Luff | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Politics
Peter Luff

The European Union should not acquire a defence identity - but continuing membership of the EU is profoundly in the interests of our security and our defence industries.

War Is Coming: What the Politicians Can't and Won't Tell Us

Jason Holmes | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Politics
Jason Holmes

A third world war - nuclear or conventional - is a good bet and not far off and, other than to make another cup of tea, nothing can be done to stop the next global convulsion...

An Armed Peaceful Rise

Giovanni Vimercati | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK Politics
Giovanni Vimercati

Coming after the U.S., China is not only the second biggest economy but also the second bigger military spender. It would appear that military spending parallels economic might.

Disintegrating Iraqi Democracy Demarks Another US Nation Building Failure

Dan Ehrlich | Posted 03.03.2012 | UK
Dan Ehrlich

Since its creation, the USA has been involved in 13 major conflicts and dozens of minor ones resulting in 1.35 million military deaths. Yet most have one thing in common, they didn't occur because of perceived threats to national security or survival.

The Corruption of Western Liberal Democracy

Adnan Al-Daini | Posted 13.11.2011 | UK Politics
Adnan Al-Daini

The people of the US and Britain have become victims of the corruption of their democratic institutions that are no longer serving the interests of or...

The Military-Industrial Complex: The Danger Within

Adnan Al-Daini | Posted 15.10.2011 | UK Politics
Adnan Al-Daini

Putting aside the immorality, the suffering, and sheer inhumanity of these wars, they have been a gigantic fraud on American and British taxpayers.