6 Terrifying New Weapons Being Created by the Pentagon
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Unfortunately, Americans can’t begin to have an honest conversation about any of this until DARPA comes clean about exactly what billions of their tax dollars are being spent on -- and why. Only then can the taxpayers begin to consider what message their future weapons plans are sending to the world and whether the U.S. really should be spending increasingly scarce dollars on making MAHEM.
Nick Turse is the associate editor of TomDispatch.com. His work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the Nation and regularly at TomDispatch. His latest book is The Case for Withdrawal from Afghanistan (Verso). He is currently a fellow at Harvard University's Radcliffe Institute. His website is NickTurse.com.