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Arms industry’s price gouging shows how greed trumps national interest

William Hartung:  Weapons firms will likely rip off the US taxpayer once again when the military replenishes supplies sent to Ukraine. … the problems posed by the industry’s near monopoly on weapons production, the Pentagon has made matters worse through lax oversight practices … Another driver of Pentagon waste and contractor malfeasance is the continued U.S. quest for global military dominance.  … The strategy calls for the U.S. to be prepared to go almost everywhere and do almost everything … Read here