Multiple Articles on Militarism, Weapons, War Preparations
MILITARISM, 1 Nov 2021
28 Oct 2021 – Thought-provoking Commentary and News on War and Destruction
The Army is getting great power competition all wrong By Daniel L. Davis
The U.S. Army does not need to go abroad in search of missions to make itself appear relevant. What it very much needs to do is focus on its core warfighting skills and hone its ability to fight and win battles that might crop up involving major opponents — in the defense of our country, rather than risk our soldiers getting dragged into fighting wars for other countries. Read More
The US must reject a ‘sole purpose’ nuclear policy By Jim Risch
No one wants to see the use of nuclear weapons ever again. However, endorsing a sole purpose doctrine and surrendering our nuclear capabilities before the rest of the world agrees to do so will only destabilize the international system. Read More
Critical infrastructure is a significant attack vector to track and defend. Still, cyberattacks on U.S. critical infrastructure create reactions that might not be wholly predictable — creating risk for the adversary. For the U.S., the risk is that we try too hard to find strategic intent where there is none. Read More
The US is wholly unequipped to resupply forces in a great power conflict By Seth Cropsey, Harry Halem
The current American consumer goods crisis presages the effects of a militarized Sino-American confrontation. Read More
A Central American missile crisis? By Christopher J. Hunter
El Salvador has the potential to be the Soviet Union’s Cuba. Read More
The US must separate nuclear deterrence from biological weapons By Christine Parthemore, Andy Weber
Though much work remains to be done, the technologies and capabilities now being deployed for pandemic responses are giving rise to an historical opportunity for the nation: It is time to end the U.S. policy of using nuclear weapons to deter biological weapon threats. Read More
Submitted by TRANSCEND Member Alberto Portugheis
“There is only one way of ridding the world of wars: the Abolition of Militarism, universally.”
— Alberto Portugheis
“Militaries are the ultimate manifestation of direct, structural and cultural violence—a cancer that must be extirpated from humanity.”
— Antonio C. S. Rosa, M.A. Editor TRANSCEND Media Service
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