Posts Tagged ‘Pentagon’

Trump tells Pentagon chief he does not want war with Iran

The New York Times | Mark Landler, Maggie Haberman and Eric Schmitt: President Trump has sought to put the brakes on a brewing confrontation with Iran in recent days, telling the acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, that he does not want to go to war with Iran, administration officials said, while his senior diplomats began […]

Pentagon Rolls Out Blade-Wielding ‘Ninja Bombs’ 

The Pentagon has developed a secret missile specifically designed to kill terrorist leaders and minimize civilian casualties with no explosion. Instead, a modified Hellfire missile deploys over 100 pounds of metal and a “halo of six long blades that are stowed inside and then deploy through the skin of the missile seconds before impact” to shred […]

Pentagon Claims 1,100 High Schools Bar Recruiters; Peace Activists Offer $1,000 Award If Any Such School Can Be Found

Pentagon Claims 1,100 High Schools Bar Recruiters; Peace Activists Offer $1,000 Award If Any Such School Can Be Found Above Photo: From Davidswanson.org UPDATE: Timothy Paul Jerzyk has added another $1,000 to the award, making a total of $2,000. According to statements in February by the Secretary of the Army, various U.S. high schools are barring military […]

Japan asks Pentagon to share military airbase for civilian flights during 2020 Olympics

Tokyo is seeking to increase its passenger capacity during the competition in July and August 2020 by making use of the Yokota Airbase, which currently houses the US Air Force and Japanese Air Self-Defense Force. Transforming the base into a dual-use airstrip would alleviate congestion at Narita and Haneda airports, the two main hubs servicing […]

Pentagon orders troops to leave Libya which it helped destabilize, laments ‘security conditions’

The US Africa Command announced Sunday that it was pulling out a small contingent, which was deployed in Libya a few years ago to assist airstrikes against forces loyal to the terrorist group Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS). The move came in response to the latest escalation of violence in the country. “Due to increased […]

Pentagon: 95,613 Whistleblower Complaints, Trillions Of Tax Dollars Unaccounted For

Pentagon: 95,613 Whistleblower Complaints, Trillions Of Tax Dollars Unaccounted For Above Photo: Neil Moralee/Flickr Pentagon: 95,613 Whistleblower Complaints, Trillions of Tax Dollars Unaccounted For According to a new report from the Government Accountability Office, in fiscal years 2013 – 2018, the Department of Defense Inspector General (DOD IG) received 95,613 whistleblower complaints.  As trillions of tax […]

The Pentagon’s Missing TRILLIONS: What You Need to Know

Dr. Mark Skidmore of Michigan State University joins us to discuss his research with Catherine Austin Fitts into the $21 trillion in unaccounted transactions on the books of the US Department of Defence and the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. James Corbett and Dr. Skidmore discuss what they know and don’t […]

‘Financial terrorism’ suspected in 2008 economic crash according to Pentagon study

The Ugly Truth ed note– Kevin Freeman, the ‘contractor’ listed in the story who was commissioned and paid by the Pentagon to compile the report on the attack on the financial system of the US in mid-September 2008 is listed as a senior fellow at the Center for Security Policy, a NeoCon think tank with […]

Search for Missing $21 Trillion Comes Up Empty as Pentagon Fails First Audit in 71-Year History

WASHINGTON — Despite being legally required to conduct audits since the early 90s and holding a staggering  2.2 trillion in assets, the Pentagon held its first-ever audit this week — which it, unsurprisingly, spectacularly failed. According to a senior official, the results were so bad that the discrepancies could take “years [to] resolve.” The Department […]

The Pentagon failed its audit amid a $21 trillion scandal (yes, trillion) – Lee Camp

But that sounds weird – so let me back up. A few months ago, I covered the story of the $21 trillion that has gone unaccounted for at the Pentagon. That’s right—trillion with a T—an amount of money you can’t possibly come to terms with, so stop trying. Seriously, stop. It’s like trying to comprehend […]

James Corbett Interviews Mark Skidmore on the Pentagon’s Missing Trillions

December 19, 2018 By The Corbett Report Dr. Mark Skidmore of Michigan State University joins us to discuss his research with Catherine Austin Fitts into the $21 trillion in unaccounted transactions on the books of the US Department of Defense and the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. We discuss what we know and […]

Pentagon denounces any unilateral military action in ‘their’ part of Syria as unacceptable

Despite major breakthroughs in the battle against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terrorists and in the ongoing reconciliation process in Syria, the US has repeatedly made clear its intention to remain in the country indefinitely, pledging to continue to back the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to counter Bashar Assad and Iranian influence in the […]

A Pentagon Famous for “Losing” $Trillions Makes “Accounting Error” and Refuels Saudi Yemen-Bombing Jets for Free

WASHINGTON – According to a recent report, the Pentagon failed to charge the Saudi Arabia-United Arab Emirates (UAE) coalition waging war in Yemen for the refueling of planes as well as for the fuel itself. As a result of the inadvertent “giveaway,” which the Pentagon has blamed on an accounting error, U.S. taxpayers are believed […]

Pentagon accounting ‘error’: US taxpayer foots fuel bill for Saudi jets pounding Yemen (VIDEO)

The Pentagon has acknowledged that the Department of Defense “failed to charge the Saudi-led coalition adequately for fuel and refueling services” as Gulf state warplanes rained bombs on Yemen. The size of the “error” naturally compounded over the more than three years that the US offered its services, resulting in an unpaid invoice that likely […]

What could possibly go wrong? Pentagon wants to create an army of virus-spreading insects to "protect crops"

(Natural News) The federal government is determined to bio-engineer artificial insects, having demonstrated a willingness to say just about anything in order to justify it – including by claiming that fake bugs bearing genetically-modified (GM) viruses are necessary to save our food supply. The so-called “Insect Allies” project, hatched by the Pentagon […]

Pentagon’s ‘lost’ trillions went to people connected to US military-industrial complex: Ron Paul

The Pentagon, Image Source: Flickr Former Republican congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul has said that “the Pentagon’s lost trillions have nothing to do with defense, adding that the “money propping up the high lifestyles of those connected to the military-industrial complex.” Dr. Paul, a three-time American presidential candidate and the […]

Pentagon Fails First Audit, Neocons Demand More Spending

Pentagon Fails First Audit, Neocons Demand More Spending By rp_adminhttp://www.campaignforliberty.org/pentagon-fails-first-audit-neocons-demand-spending The Pentagon has finally completed its first ever audit and the results are as many of us expected. After spending nearly a billion dollars to find out what has happened to trillions in unaccounted-for spending, the long look through the books has concluded that only […]

Pentagon Fails Its First-Ever Official Audit

November 16, 2018 By Jason Ditz (ANTIWAR.COM) — After generations of being a black hole down which money goes, never to return, a team of 1,200 auditors tried to give the Pentagon its first ever comprehensive audit, just to see where all that money went. Unsurprisingly, it went poorly, and was declared a failure. How bad the failure […]

Pentagon Fails Its First-Ever Audit

Pentagon Fails Its First-Ever Audit November 16th, 2018 Shocker. Via: Reuters: The Pentagon has failed what is being called its first-ever comprehensive audit, a senior official said on Thursday, finding U.S. Defense Department accounting discrepancies that could take years to resolve. Results of the […]

Supersonic Bizjets May Attract Pentagon Interest

He also noted that the developments needed to build latter-day SSTs — for example, new ways to quiet sonic booms — may find its way into the military sphere. Several defense companies, including Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works, are on the three teams. The idea that supersonic business jets could be useful to the military […]

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