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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
US War Secretary Esper Hypes Nonexistent Sino/Russia Threat
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
Time and again, US officials invent nonexistent threats — a phony pretext for greater military spending than already.
US spending for weapons development and production, the Pentagon's empire of bases, endless wars of aggression, and homeland security crackdowns on fundamental freedoms already matches or exceeds what the world community of nations spend combined.
In 2018, Project Censored reported a whopping $21 trillion gone missing from the federal budget from 1998 through 2015 — no doubt trillions more hidden wasteful spending from then to now plus $9 trillion or more handed to Wall Street for speculation by the Fed this year alone.
Most hidden and reported US spending for militarism and warmaking, a monumental black hole abuse of power left unexplained by US officials. Major media ignore it.
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