The Military Industrial Complex

21 Sep

Defense industries are gaining an alarming amount of sway in determining policies in the US and in other major arms producing countries. From pushing for “interventions” to determining what and where items will be produced and even effectively bribing officials. A notable example of this is Lockheed Martin having parts of the vaunted F-22 produced in nearly every US state so that efforts by the military to reduce the number of aircraft on order will hurt local economies and by extension endanger the political offices of officials trying to cut the program. There are numerous documentaries on the subject, my favorite of which is the 2006 film “Why We Fight.

 

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  1. Dwight D. Eisenhower on the Military Industrial Complex « Peace Through Victory - September 30, 2011

    […] We Fight” and you can find the trailer for it and a little more information on the MIC here. Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:LikeBe the first to like this […]

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