Beware the military-industrial complex

In his 1961 farewell address, President Eisenhower warned us about the inherent dangers of having “a permanent armaments industry of vast proportions.” He went on to say: “In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence ... by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.” The State

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