The resolution of disapproval targeting the transfer of bomb kits to Israel, which HuffPost reports Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) is ready to introduce, is a solid first step. It remains to be seen if Congress has the courage to enter the divorce proceedings.
The opening session of the Merchants of Death War Crimes Tribunal focuses on Israeli war crimes funded by American taxpayers and facilitated by U.S. weapons manufacturers like Lockheed Martin, Boeing and Raytheon.
President Biden has said his call for $100B in weapons for Israel and Ukraine is good for the economy because it creates jobs. But Air Force veteran Christian Sorensen says that’s not true.
The Secretary of State, meanwhile, flies to Israel and reportedly prevents his personnel from speaking of ceasefire and de-escalation. An end to such unconditional support can produce détente, compromise, and a diplomatic resolution.
The Military Industrial Complex, best defined as an insulated network consisting of the US military establishment, the corporations that market and sell goods and services to the U.S. military and allied governments, and Capitol Hill, creates a permanent warfare state which helps cause our endless wars.