Defense Industry’s Growth Since 9/11

The decade since 9/11 saw a massive expansion of the Pentagon’s capacities and the defense industry’s profits. In the past, such wartime expansions subsequently shrank for peacetime, and the military industrial complex is preparing for cutbacks. But another thing 9/11 brought was advanced weapons and strategies for a new non-state enemy, which could be a recipe for continued expansion and forever war.

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Author: John Glaser

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