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The Scandal of Pentagon Spending

Published on October 15th, 2017 | by

by William Hartung Here’s a question for you: How do you spell boondoggle? The answer (in case you didn’t already know): P-e-n-t-a-g-o-n. Hawks on Capitol Hill and in the U.S. military routinely justify increases in the ...

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