Our letter to the conferees on the FY 2016 National Defense Authorization Act recommending provisions for a more principled approach to national security and foreign policy.
By Sarah Tully Click here to read this listicle in its entirety on BuzzFeed. This plane costs more than twice the number of people on the planet. And it doesn’t really work. The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is on pace to be the world’s most expensive weapons system ever. It was designed to be the plane […]
Department of Defense – Military, Base Budget (051) House Senate $496.1 billion $496.5 billion Atomic Energy Defense Activities (053) House Senate $18.9 billion $18.7 billion Overseas Contingency Operations House Senate $89.2 billion $88.9 billion TOTAL: National Defense (Budget Function 050) House Senate $604.2 billion $604.1 billion Sea-Based Deterrence Fund House […]
Episode two is titled “Half-Cocked”—and for good reason, as the mission to destroy Pakistan’s unguarded nuclear sites becomes a slapdash operation that just might put the world at even greater risk.
Hundreds of nuclear missiles are kept on full-alert 24/7 resulting in increased risks of cyber-attacks from enemies in order to launch the missiles unauthorized. Chances are that the next nuclear detonation won’t come from a calculated missile launch, but from a nuclear accident or a cyber-attack.