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KGNU's Claudia Cragg talks
here with Melvin Goodman, a 24-year veteran of
who according to his publishers, City Lights, brings peerless authority
to his argument that U.S. military spending is indeed making
Americans poorer and less secure, whil undermining its political
standing in the world.
Drawing from his
first-hand experience with war planners and intelligence
strategists, Goodman offers an insider's critique of the U.S.
military economy from President Eisenhower's farewell warning to
Obama's expansion of the military's power.He outlines a much needed
vision for how to alter our military policy, practices and spending
in order to better position the U.S. globally and enhance
prosperity and security at home.