Reflections on gargantuan levels of military spending, pseudo “efficiency”-minded corporate outsourcing and an ill-fated obsession with American exceptionalism.
Why it is in Germany’s own self-interest to take Donald Trump’s policy impulses on trade and defense seriously.
The German government should not need any exhortations from the U.S. President to raise its level of defense spending.
Only the United States sells more arms than Russia.
The most pivotal insight for the post-American world order is that the pursuit of economic self-interest and self-preservation go hand in hand, whether at the national, regional or global level.
A big share of Iran’s economy is owned by the business wings of the armed forces.
Not all defense spending by NATO member countries goes toward joint NATO activities or missions.
Britain has long opposed an EU defense identity fearing it would undermine NATO. Post Brexit, the remaining 27 members can forge ahead.
India and Israel have a budding relationship based on security and foreign policy concerns.
A former U.S. budget director asks why the United States continues to gear up for global war.