US Budget Blunders

As Americans lose their jobs, Senate gears up to give Israel A MINIMUM of $38 billion over 10 years

With the US economy reeling from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee agreed to give Israel a minimum of $3.8 billion in military aid per year. A full vote on the gift is expected soon. The US unemployment rate now stands at 14.7 percent, the worst figure since records began. […]

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Will they bomb the pandemic to death? Even with the Covid-19 crisis, the US war machine ALWAYS wants more money

Despite the impact Covid-19 has had on the global economy, the US is seeking more funding to counter and confront China in the Pacific, as well as enhancing its military preparedness for scenarios involving nuclear warfare. The coronavirus outbreak has impacted the global economy in a unique and unprecedented fashion unseen since World War II. […]

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America’s Most Advanced Aircraft Carrier Has Been Sailing Without Proper Defences – Pentagon Report

The embattled USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78), flagship of the new Ford class of carriers which the US Navy plans to eventually replace its Enterprise- and Nimitz-class warships with, is currently years behind schedule, and facing a slew of issues which US lawmakers have complained seem to have no “end in sight.” A new report […]

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Mission incapable? Pentagon review finds gun on F-35 fighter jet can’t hit targets & 800+ software glitches – report

The long list of problems plaguing the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter continues to grow, with a Pentagon review finding over 800 software flaws in the costly aircraft, as well as defects that prevent its guns from hitting targets. The annual assessment by the Pentagon’s director of operational testing and evaluation, Robert Behler, revealed that the […]

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Putin Observes Hypersonic Kinzhal’s Launch as Trump Boasts US Developing ‘Lethal, Fast’ Missiles 🎞️

The Russian nuclear-capable hypersonic missile was first revealed to the public by the country’s President Vladimir Putin in March 2018 and has since undergone numerous tests with the Russian Air Force – which have only confirmed its operational capabilities. Russian President Vladimir Putin attended war games between the Russian Northern and Black Sea fleets on […]

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F-35s Fully Mission Capable Only 27 Percent of the Time – GAO Report

The US military’s F-35 Lightning II stealth aircraft have a problem with spare parts, and it’s keeping the planes out of the sky, according to a new report by a government watchdog. “F-35 aircraft were unable to fly nearly 30% of the May-November 2018 time period due to spare parts shortages,” according to an April report by the Government Accountability […]

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Escalation of US-China bilateral tariffs to shave off $1 trillion from America’s GDP

Escalation of US-China bilateral tariffs to shave off $1 trillion from America’s GDP. A study by the US Chamber of Commerce shows how the deterioration in the trade dispute between the world’s two largest economies, China and the United States, will drastically affect the American economy.

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US Has Killed Half Million and Spent $6 Trillion on War Since 9/11 – Report

In the aftermath of the deadly 9/11 terrorist attacks, the US has spent over $5.9 trillion on wars abroad that have resulted in the deaths of an estimated 500,000 people, according to Costs of War, research published by the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Rhode Island’s Brown University.

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Boondoggles! The Top 5 Deficiencies in Lockheed’s Deadly F35 Program

The latest technical glitch has delivered additional setbacks to the Pentagon’s most prized fifth-generation fighter jet. Military experts have been left scratching their helmets trying to figure out a viable solution to the problem, but options remain limited.

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Is the US a Third World country when it comes to infrastructure? RT’s Boom Bust investigates

RT’s Boom Bust show presents the second part of a special project that looks into the quality of the US infrastructure. Even President Trump admitted that, when it comes to airports, the US is like a Third World country. Infrastructure is one of the major issues in the US as it affects the lives of […]

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Trump tells NATO allies to spend more… like thrifty Pentagon buying $1.2k mugs & $10k toilet seats?

Toilet seat covers that cost $10,000? Coffee mugs for $1,200 apiece? No wonder NATO countries aren’t too keen to follow US military spending benchmarks. Even the Pentagon is looking for better deals and 3D printing for savings. While President Donald Trump browbeats NATO allies into increasing their military spending, the US Department of Defense is […]

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$17 million and counting: Mueller investigation cost to US taxpayers revealed

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia has cost the US taxpayer a whopping $17 million to date and returned no evidence of collusion. The investigation spent approximately $10 million between October 2017 and March this year, according to a Department of Justice report released Thursday.

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Fragile: Pentagon report raises alarm that US industry can’t support war for much longer

Between globalization and nearly 20 years of constant warfare, the industrial part of the US military-industrial complex is not looking so good, putting future wars at risk, according to a new Pentagon report. The Annual Industrial Capabilities report, published by the Pentagon’s Office of Manufacturing and Industrial Base Policy, warns that reliance on foreign-sourced materials […]

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About Time: First Pentagon Audit Promises Eye-Opening Details

A first-ever full-scale audit of the Pentagon’s massive military budget promises details that may upset some, but according to government officials will be worth its nearly $1 billion price tag. According to US Department of Defense (DoD) undersecretary David Norquist, the ongoing audit of the Pentagon’s books — the first ever for the enormous American military […]

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‘Urgently engage with Russia’: US senators call for dialogue after new nuclear arsenal unveiled

A group of US lawmakers have called for strategic dialogue with Moscow. They feel that the matter is “more urgent” following Russian President Vladimir Putin’s unveiling of a number of cutting-edge weapons systems. “A US-Russia Strategic Dialogue is more urgent following President Putin’s public address on March 1st when he referred to several new nuclear […]

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