And while Clinton is vastly preferable to Trump domestically, her inclination towards war – flooded by neocons like Victoria Nuland and Robert Kagan – is dangerous. Yes, many soldiers as many police are heroic. No, American occupations and wars far away in the world often make things only worse (see Andrew Bacevich’s new book on wars in the Middle East). And occupying “hostile” territory often leads to atrocities, as a former soldier reports below.
There’s No Business Like the Arms Business
“[We are] advocating on behalf of our companies and doing everything we can to make sure that these sales go through… and that is something we are doing every day, basically [on] every continent in the world… and we’re constantly thinking of how we can do better.”