THE COST OF WAR
- Military Spending. // Dollars & Sense;Jul/Aug2002, Issue 242, p18
Provides statistics on U.S. military spending from 1965 to 2003.
- Military budget bulimia. // World Watch;Mar/Apr94, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p39
Provides statistics on military expenditure.
- PENDING U.S. BUDGET BATTLES THREATEN DEFENSE REDUCTIONS WHILE STILL AT WAR. Kreisher, Otto // Naval Forces;2011, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p6
In this article, the author presents his views about the impact of pending U.S. budget on American military capability. The author says that the pending budget will begin another era of declining military capability at a time when the global security environment is becoming increasingly...
- Canada Steps Up In Afghanistan. Mulero, Eugene // National Journal;12/6/2008, p30
The article reports an increase in Canada's military spending from $13.2 billion in 2007 to $17.5 billion in 2008 since establishing bases in Afghanistan in 2003. According to retired U.S. General Anthony Zinni, Canada does not look more to peacekeeping kinds of roles as other North Atlantic...
- Afghanistan defies military solution. McCarthy, Colman // National Catholic Reporter;7/10/2009, Vol. 45 Issue 19, p22
The article reports on the funds allocated by the U.S. Congress on the war in Afghanistan. In June 2009, Congress has approved over $100 billion for the operations in the country. Moreover, the Commission on Wartime Contracting suggests that over $13 billion has been wasted and fraud in...
- U.S. Military: Past, Present, Future. Beasley, Sandra // American Scholar;Autumn2006, Vol. 75 Issue 4, p14
No abstract available.
- Is Military Keynesianism the Solution? Garrett-Peltier, Heidi // Dollars & Sense;Mar/Apr2010, Issue 287, p7
The author questions the effectiveness of military keynesianism used by the U.S. government in its troops surge in Afghanistan in boosting employment. She says that increase in military spending may boost jobs, especially for contractors, but affects infrastructure and climate change mitigation...
- Restricted Vision. Barrie, Douglas // Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/21/2009, Vol. 171 Issue 23, p30
The article focuses on the problem faced by the British Royal Air Force (RAF) on balancing budget cuts and procurements for its operation in Afghanistan. RAF wants to buy 24 additional Boeing Chinook helicopters, a C-17 airlifter, MQ-9 Reapers, personnel equipment and armored vehicles amid the...
- RUSSIAN DEFENSE EXPENDITURES. Bergson, Abram // Foreign Affairs;Jan1948, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p373
This article explores the amount allocated by defense expenditures by the Soviet Union. It gives data from 1933 to 1947. The presumption is that the budget figures do include capital outlays for the construction of war plants, as well as current expenditures for munitions. Since there is no...