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What actually works to make us safer? Much of recent military policy has actually worked to strengthen our 21st century enemies. Why is it that the defense industry is so effective at convincing members of both parties that we really need The Big New Thing, when those systems are ineffective against any current threat? William Hartung, director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy knows what actually works to make us safer. And though most of us are paying attention to other bizarre Trump actions, sooner or later we’re going to take a stand against wasteful military policies. And we do have power.

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It’s 2017 and no one would dispute that Germany is indeed “Europe’s pre-emininent power.” But on April 6, one hundred years ago America declared war for the explicit purpose of preventing this, though no one was really sure what the

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Washington Post Politics – Inside the exclusive events helping to fund Clinton and the Democratic Party Washington Post quotes KDA’s Burt Cohen on money in politics See Article:

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