The agreement reaffirms that the only truly bipartisan issue in Washington is militarism.
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.
To prioritize decarbonization efforts, we need to know the sources and volume of those military emissions, so that our leaders and politicians can make informed decisions about which sources they might want to shut down first.
Matthew Hoh joins Eric Paul Erickson, host of The Open Highway podcast, to discuss his experience as a foreign policy strategist, disabled combat veteran and former State Department official who made worldwide headlines in 2009 when he resigned to protest the Obama administration’s escalation of the War in Afghanistan.