What we can say is that Americans are signing up for President Eisenhower’s philosophy in the aftermath of the Korean War. He insisted the nation deserved both “solvency and security” in national defense. Like Eisenhower, Americans seem to understand the nation’s vital strategic interests are only secure when the United States’ scientific-industrial base is productive and our society prospers.
So writes Col. (ret) Douglas Macgregor — Why America Can’t Afford Its Military
Labels: America the Beautiful, The Military-Industrial Complex