The Cost of American Militarism
06/24/13 - Monday’s Topical Currents is with former CIA analyst and National War College Professor Melvin Goodman. He’s written National Insecurity: The Cost of American Militarism. Goodman offers an insider’s critique of the U.S. military economy from Eisenhower’s 1961 farewell “military-industrial complex” warning to Obama’s expansion of the military’s power. In 2012, the defense budget rose by 8.5%. Learn more . . . and call in . . . Monday at 1pm on WLRN-HD1 rebroadcast at 7pm on WLRN-HD2 and audio on-demand after the live program.