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In fiscal year 2015, Pentagon and related spending will total $598 billion, accounting for 54 percent of all federal discretionary spending. That's roughly the size of the next seven largest military budgets around the world, combined.

Blog Posts

Pentagon Fails Its Sixth Audit

Lindsay Koshgarian |

There is an entity whose job it is to prevent this sort of abuse: Congress. With each failure at the Pentagon, Congress is failing, too.

On Veterans Day, Let’s Care for Veterans and Our Communities

Alliyah Lusuegro |

Even though they often come up short, the U.S. has a good thing in its veterans’ programs. Veterans deserve this level of care and dignity - in fact, we all do. 

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Recent Publications

More Military Aid to Israel Will Mean More Deaths

Lindsay Koshgarian

In the face of massive suffering in Gaza and disregard for international law by the Israeli government, the U.S. must not provide additional military aid or weapons that would cause more deaths. Instead, the U.S. should use its considerable diplomatic strength to call for an immediate ceasefire. 

NPP at IPS Joins Calls for a Ceasefire in Israel and Occupied Palestine

Lindsay Koshgarian

“A ceasefire is the only way to stop innocent suffering,” said Lindsay Koshgarian, Program Director of the National Priorities Project at the Institute for Policy Studies.

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