..it’s not the war in Iraq (well, it is going there. That’s just not what this post is about). The federal government yesterday picked five companies to whom it will award a five-year, $15 billion in counter “narcoterrorism” funds. The companies will supply “equipment, material and services” to the Department of Defense’s Counter-Narcoterrorism Technology Program […]
Category: defense spending
David Axe has a good post on Canada’s defense posture. Noting that the Canadian military has been remarkably effective in Afghanistan, he takes a look at how Canada is spending its defense dolla
There’s a good article in the NYT today about Japan’s increasingly aggressive defense posture. In addition to slight increases in defense spending, the deployment of assets farther away fr
Max Boot blunders into an interesting point. In denouncing our allies for being insufficiently militaristic, he manages to ask an interesting question. Here’s the dreck: Britain is hardly alone in its unilateral disarmament. A similar trend can be discerned among virtually all of the major U.S. allies, aside from Japan. Canada is a particularly poignant […]
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