William J Astore

William J. Astore is a retired lieutenant colonel of the United States Air Force and professor of history. He is a senior fellow at the Eisenhower Media Network (EMN), an organization of critical veteran military and national security professionals. William’s personal blog is Bracing Views.

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The US Military-Industrial-Congressional Complex Is a Nightmare Now

The 2023 Pentagon budget passed late last year was $858 billion and, if you’re talking about the full “national security” budget, including all US intelligence agencies, the Department of Homeland Security and others, that figure is closer to $1.5 trillion annually. For this budget, the proverbial sky may not be the limit, but outer space itself. Continue Reading

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