Our heads in the Sand

20 Methods of control and how we can counter them

11. THE MILITARY INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

11.1 An Unholy Alliance                

Did You Know?
The military, hides its taxpayers’ expenditure and prevents proper auditing of its accounts. In 2006, Donald Rumsfeld, the then US Secretary of Defense, reported that he could not account for $4 Billion Dollars of expenditure by the military in that year.

11.1 The Military Revolving Door              

Did You Know?
Defense contractors that hired former Pentagon officials received over $89.3 billion in contract obligations from the Pentagon during fiscal year 2021.

11.3 Politicized Military               

Did You Know?
A recent Ronald Reagan Foundation and Institute survey found that 62% of Americans think that the military leadership has become overly politicized.