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However, selling weapons to other countries remains controversial, and according to William Hartung, director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy, "It's keeping with what they've been doing." He told CNN: "There is a lot of emphasis on jobs ... and much less on ...
"I think it's going to be tough," William Hartung, director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy, said in a phone interview with Mic on Tuesday. "We're probably in the most difficult spot we've been in [for the future of the deal]." Trump in January called for the deal to ... Iran

And William Hartung is with us, director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy, his recent piece for The Nation headlined "Donald Trump Is America's Number-One Weapon Salesman." We go first, though, to Mike Stone. Mike, lay out what you found. MIKE STONE: The ...
Other presidents, including Richard Nixon, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush stressed the need to strengthen the defense industrial base, but they did it more subtly, said William Hartung, director of the arms and security project at the Center for International Policy, a non-partisan think tank. Nobodys been ...
"Unless Diaz-Canel or another comes along and changes things radically, I don't imagine there is going to be much change," said Elizabeth Newhouse, director of the Cuba program at the Center for International Policy, a Washington-based research and advocacy group. This is because it will not ...
"Trump's late cancellation sends a message that he considers Latin America a backyard that requires little maintenance," said Laura Carlsen, director of the Americas Program at the Center for International Policy. His official reason for canning the trip was the need to direct the US response to an ...

... and its regional allies understand that the status quo in Yemen is untenable. Eric Eikenberry is the director of policy & advocacy at the Yemen Peace Project. William Hartung is the director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy. ...
... the Center for International Policy's William Hartung wrote in February for the TomDispatch.com blog. "Waste and inefficiency within the Pentagon not only contributes to our nation's debt and deficit, it also diminishes the effectiveness of our nation's armed forces," wrote Dan Caldwell, executive director ...
Washington (CNN) While the US is already a dominant force in global weapons trade, President Donald Trump wants to make it easier to put American-made weapons into the hands of US allies and partners -- unveiling a new plan on Thursday that he hopes will expedite the current arms transfer process.
... director of Win Without War, a progressive foreign policy advocacy program of the Center for International Policy, said in an interview. "It seems a hallmark of the Trump administration that the people in charge of government disdain government and are trying to do irreparable harm." But on the other ...
On Monday, FBI Director James Comey led off a House Select Intelligence Committee hearing with a bombshell: His agency has been .
... the millions of dollars' worth of international assistance allocated to the country, many states have contributed to the suffering of the Yemeni people by continuing to supply billions of dollars' worth of arms," said Lynn Maalouf, Amnesty's deputy ...
"As heavily subsidized US corn and other staples poured into Mexico, producer prices dropped and small farmers found themselves unable to make a living," Laura Carlsen, director of the Americas program at the Center for International Policy, wrote in ...
The Trump administration is the "military-industrial complex personified," said William Hartung, director of the Arms & Security Project at the Center for International Policy. Hartung noted that while the administration is bringing arms industry ...
William Hartung is the director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy, and he says private contractors have found a way to make use of the Pentagon's struggle to get its books in order.
On Monday, FBI Director James Comey led off a House Select Intelligence Committee hearing with a bombshell: His agency has been investigating potential ties between the Trump campaign and Russia.
But as William Hartung, director of the Arms and Security Project with the Center for International Policy, noted in a New York Times op-ed column: There are "shadow" security assistance programs buried within the Pentagon's budget that should be cut ...

... Bill Clinton, a $15 billion loan guarantee program "crashed and burned when few countries were willing to meet its relatively strict credit terms," according to William Hartung, the director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for ...
William Hartung, the director of the Arms and Security Project at the left-leaning Center for International Policy, said in an interview that continued arms sales are "not in the interest of Saudi Arabia.
In addition, CIA Director Mike Pompeo is a West Point graduate and former Cold War-era Army tank officer. Even White House adviser Steve Bannon has done military service of a sort.
Bill Hartung, director of the arms and security project at the Center for International Policy, described that phenomenon.
... be critical to monitor arms sales and enforcement actions through this new program to ensure that they match U.S. foreign policy interests.
director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy. His latest book is Prophets of War: Lockheed Martin and the Making of the Military-Industrial Complex.
"They're selling amazing amounts of weaponry at a time where the Pentagon budget is leveling off a bit," explained William D. Hartung, the director of the Arms and Security Project and the Center for International Policy. "Obama has made a ton of ...
It "has everything to do with rightwing ideology, nothing to do with fiscal responsibility," added The Nation's Katrina vanden Heuvel, paraphrasing an article by William D. Hartung, director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for ...
William D. Hartung, the director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy, points out that on Trump's election the value of the stocks of military contractors Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman, and Huntington ...
MEXICO CITY - Those who thought that Donald Trump's Mexico-bashing was just a campaign strategy have been roundly proven wrong.
... or the one who fought confidently, and at least in his own view, successfully, in two wars in Iraq. William D. Hartung is the director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy and a senior adviser to the Security ...
"We learned this week that actually that whole conversation was a deception because they had ended their moratorium a month prior, and they did not disclose that in the meeting," said Deborah Lapidus, campaign director for environmental group Mighty ...
In this episode host Mitch Jeserich speaks with Mel Goodman, the Director of the National Security Project at the Center for International Policy, about Michael Flynn's resignation and the history of the National Security Adviser position. Goodman was ...
William D. Hartung is the director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy. He is the author of Prophets of War: Lockheed Martin and the Making of the Military-Industrial Complex (Nation Books, 2011).
Closing unneeded bases is a good place to start. Christopher Preble is the vice president for defense and foreign policy studies at the Cato Institute.
... president on foreign policy issues and his elevation to the National Security Council at the expense of the head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the director of national intelligence is just the latest indication of how influential he's likely to ...
"I'm worried about the Trump buildup," said William Hartung, director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy in New York. "They're talking about up to $1 trillion more over 10 years. And they want to do it quickly ...
AMY GOODMAN: For more, we go to Mexico, where we're joined via Democracy Now! video stream by Laura Carlsen, director of the Mexico City-based Americas Program for the Center for International Policy. She's joining us from San Miguel de Allende.
AMY GOODMAN: For more, we go to Mexico, where we're joined via Democracy Now! video stream by Laura Carlsen, director of the Mexico City-based Americas Program for the Center for International Policy. She's joining us from San Miguel de Allende.
William Hartung, director of the Arms and Security Project at Center for International Policy, said in a statement that Congress should "closely scrutinize" the newly announced transfer to Saudi Arabia because of the country's conduct in the ongoing ...
At least 33 other foreign military officers who received U.S. military and police training later committed human rights abuses, according to a separate tally by researchers at the nonprofit Center for International Policy, who based their tabulation on ...
Goodman, who is now a senior fellow at the liberal Center for International Policy in Washington, went public with his concerns, and in 1991 he testified before the Senate against his superiors.
Melvin Goodman, a former Soviet analyst for the CIA, and now senior fellow with Washington's Center for International Policy, recalls when close Nixon aide James Schlesinger was elevated to CIA director at the beginning of 1973. "He called all us ...
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper released a remarkable statement Wednesday night, divulging that he spoke to Trump earlier in the day, a conversation in which he "expressed my profound dismay at the leaks that have been appearing in the ...
As Barack Obama's presidency draws to a close, media outlets are clambering to sum up his legacy. But there is one record that most commentators are ignoring.
Hartung, director of arms and security research at the Center for International Policy in Washington, said he, too, was impressed with Trump's meetings with the CEOs.
Hartung, director of arms and security research at the Center for International Policy in Washington, said he, too, was impressed with Trump's meetings with the CEOs.
Hartung, director of arms and security research at the Center for International Policy in Washington, said he, too, was impressed with Trump's meetings with the CEOs.
From Cuba to Argentina, Latin America is seeing a dramatic political shift in 2016 from populism to pragmatism. Leftist governments have been replaced with technocratic, pro-business leaders.
Melvin A. Goodman, a former C.I.A. analyst, is the author of "National Insecurity: The Cost of American Militarism." He is the director of the National Security Project at the Center for International Policy and an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins ...
A petition that has gained more than 15,000 signers so far this week is urging the Washington Post to provide readers with "full disclosure" about a conflict of interest involving the Post's sole owner Jeff Bezos and his newspaper's coverage of the CIA.
"I think it's a signal, but too weak of a signal," William Hartung, a director at the Center for International Policy, told Reuters, speaking on the administration's shift. "As long as [the U.S. is] going to [be] refueling aircraft, which is central to ...
"I think the administration is pretty careful to limit it to these precision-guided munitions that would be relevant to the bombing campaign in Yemen," said William Hartung, director of the arms and security project at the D.C.-based Center for ...


 

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