William Hartung

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 Assistance Monitor and a columnist for the Americas Program.

Reflections on Student Activism

War is Bad for You…and the Economy

As the Death Toll Rises, So Does the Profits of Arms Manufacturers

Congress Has Been Captured by the Arms Industry

America’s Costly, Dysfunctional Approach to Security Is Making Us Ever Less Safe

Biden, the National Security State, and Global Arms Sales

The Major Weapons Makers Cash in Worldwide, Not Just in Ukraine

What a Waste! $778 Billion for the Pentagon and Still Counting

How Corporations Won the War on Terror

The Art of the Weapons Deal in the Age of Trump

It’s Time to Debate Pentagon Spending

Will Trump Ride Pentagon Spending to Reelection?

The Stubborn Persistence of the Military-Industrial State

America’s Arms Sales Addiction

Merger Mania: the Military-Industrial Complex on Steroids

Trump’s Space Force: Smoke and Mirrors or a Step Towards War in Space?

Donald Trump, Gunrunner for Hire

Trump’s “Infrastructure” Plan: Pump Up the Pentagon

Weapons for Anyone: Donald Trump and the Art of the Arms Deal

Merchants of Menace: How US Arms Sales are Fueling Middle East Wars

Iran Nuclear Deal: Diplomacy or War?

The Obama Arms Bazaar

The $5 Billion the Pentagon Doesn’t Need

Does the Pentagon Really Need Another $20 Billion?

Iraq and the Costs of War