This year will undoubtedly be a banner year for arms companies. The only question is: Might it also mark the beginning of a future movement to roll back unconstrained weapons expenditures?
President Trump is talking up more US deployments in the region and is asking Congress to tack another $5.9 billion in spending to the already record military budget for 2018.
The Trump administration is seeking nearly $6 billion in military spending to pay for urgent missile defense improvements to counter the threat from North Korea, increased U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan and fast repairs to Navy ships in the Asia-Pacific theater. The budget request delivered to Capitol Hill on Monday coincided