John McCain was a staunch supporter of that military-industrial complex.
<i>Military spending and anti-immigration policies skyrocket in the 2019 U.S. budget</i>
Donald Trump’s budget for 2019 confirms – if there remained any doubt – the most ominous omens over what the rest of his presidency has in store for us.
There will be skyrocketing military spending, with a special focus [Read more]
Beijing is paying close attention to any spillover effects from Trump’s tax cuts and will not remain indifferent.
It is clear that other international forces are gaining ground and competing with the United States.
McCain is like a lead violinist who plays only one song, or a singer who knows just one aria.
During the election campaign, Donald Trump had already announced a rearmament plan meant to bring the Pentagon’s budget back to levels reminiscent of the most violent years of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Under the slogan “Make America Great Again,” Trump promised to bolster defense. More specifically, this [Read more]
At bottom, Trump's speech was still steeped in salvation by protectionism.
<i>If Congress approves his request, the required amount will be collected by reducing federal spending on environmental protection against industrial abuse and on welfare programs yet to be determined.</i>
In recent weeks, Donald Trump has chosen three generals for some of the most important posts in his [Read more]
The United States Congress generally does not have a hard time agreeing on defense spending, largely because its members are convinced that increasing the funds of the Pentagon allows it to better answer to the challenges of safety. But The New York Times believes that this time, it's harder to come up with a general [Read more]
<b>A Trap for Russia or a Trap for Both?</b>
The historical causes of the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the U.S.-led NATO Alliance lie in a 1949 disagreement over Germany’s future. The Soviets supported a unified Germany and the Western powers did not. Then at the beginning of the 1960s, with the crisis [Read more]