Friday, May 14, 2021

Tag: Pentagon

Making sense of a viral military

A military spouse’s perspective on the Pentagon’s flawed response to the pandemic.

Back to the future at the Pentagon

Why 2021 looks so much like 1981 — and why that should scare us...

Rewarding failure

Why Pentagon weapons programs rarely get canceled despite major problems...

The Pentagon, first, last, and always

Focusing on the wrong threats, including a New Cold War with China, is the last thing we can afford now.

Has Trump already been removed as commander in chief?

I Pence calling the shots when it comes to the Pentagon?

Shrinking the Pentagon

Will the Biden administration dare cut military spending?

Hey Joe, where you going with that Pentagon in your hands?

If past behavior is the best predictor of future behavior, there are ample reasons for apprehension about the top of the military and foreign-policy team that Biden has begun to install for his presidency.

National (in)security and the Pentagon budget

A post-coronavirus economy can no longer afford to put the Pentagon first.

‘F-35s don’t help families pay their bills’: GOP under fire for...

"And this is the time to jam some military procurement into this year that you didn't get last year?"

The Pentagon confronts the pandemic

One thing is inescapable: as the disaster aboard the Theodore Roosevelt indicates, the U.S. military must reconsider how it arms and structures its forces and give serious thought to alternative models of organization.

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What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

What’s up with the herd?

The United States won’t achieve herd immunity because a significant portion of the herd is suffering from mad cow disease.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

A leaking oil refinery on St. Croix gives Biden his first environmental justice test

Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the closure of a controversial oil and gas facility that has sickened residents of the U.S. Virgin Island.

Sanders, Omar, and others introduce permanent universal school meals program

“No child in the richest country in the world should face hunger.”