U.S. and NATO tanks will not serve as wonder weapons to win the war for Ukraine.
Abrams—with its firepower, with its speed, with its armor—is a ‘king of the battlefield.’
Western military aid has created a stalemate in Ukraine.
“A nuclear war could end us as a civilization and perhaps as a species as well. Why then do we persist in building yet more missiles and bombs?”
Only one group has meaningfully benefited from 20-plus years of U.S. hyper-militarism—the war-profiteers. Here we’re talking truly mind-boggling numbers. Recent reports show that an investment of $10,000 in defense stocks when the war on terror began would now be worth almost $100,000.
As U.S. and Western forces gear up to depart from Afghanistan, the country’s more than 40-year war enters its next phase. This is nothing new for the Afghan people. In the course of a century, they have seen British and Soviet conquerors exit, leaving various would-be kings, power brokers and warlords to fill the vacuum. Through it all, it has been the Afghan people who suffer.