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?
The U.S. since Vietnam has grown famous for underestimating the difficulties and dangers of the wars it wages or sponsors. As in Iraq and Syria, a retired general now warns that a U.S. war on North Korea would not be quick or easy, and in fact would set off — at minimum — an enormous casualty and refugee crisis.
Earlier this month, the Pentagon offered scant details to a group of concerned lawmakers regarding its assessment of casualties that could result from a military conflict with North Korea. However, last week,