A giant U.S. flag is displayed during a military fly-over at Sports Authority Field at Mile High before an NFL football game between the Denver Broncos and the Oakland Raiders, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, in Denver. (AP/Jack Dempsey)
Military-Industrial Complex

Why Americans Hate Foreign Wars, but Love Paying for Them

Polls show that Americans are tired of endless wars in faraway lands, but many cheer President Trump’s showering money on the Pentagon and its contractors, a paradox that President Eisenhower foresaw.