Tag: Department of Defense
William D. Hartung: The Pentagon’s War on AccountabilityJune 2016
Slush funds, smoke and mirrors, and funny money equal weapons systems galore.
Hanqing Chen: Reporting on the Federal Push to Militarize Local PoliceAugust 2014
A few facts you might have missed about the flow of military equipment and tactics to local law enforcement.
Nathan Bradley Bethea: Echoes of Blackwater in Ferguson, MissouriAugust 2014
A veteran of Afghanistan on the botched militarization of the Ferguson police.
Nora Connor: Learning to FlyDecember 2012
Two women bridge the military-civilian gap to talk about machine guns and womanliness, dealing with trauma, and breaking old rules.