The Real Costs Of The National Security State

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“The U.S. military reaches around the globe, with approximately 800 foreign military installations in nearly half the world’s countries, and takes up more than half the discretionary budget that Congress allocates each year,” writes Lindsay Koshgarian for Truthout.

Today, Lindsay joins us on the show to talk about her work analyzing the federal budget and the real costs of war, excessive military spending, and maintaining the national security state.

Lindsay Koshgarian is the program director of the National Priorities Project, where she oversees Her work and commentary on the federal budget and military spending has appeared on NPR, the BBC, CNN, The NationU.S. News & World Report, and others.

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