Israel’s own military-industrial complex has evolved through a series of stages going back to pre-statehood days. Currently, it is among the globe’s leading weapons exporters and, as such, appears to be expanding both its client list and its “test sites” for showcasing its wares.
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.
The Military-Industrial Complex has loomed over America ever since President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned of its growing influence during his prescient farewell address on Jan. 17, 1961. The Vietnam War followed shortly thereafter, and