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The Military-Industrial Complex Revisited

On January 17, 1961, President Dwight D. Eisenhower gave his famous farewell address in which he warned of the dangers of "unwarranted influence, whether sought our unsought, by the military-industrial complex." Fifty years later, with military spending at its highest level since World War II and the Pentagon doling out over $300 billion per year to private contractors, how relevant is Eisenhower's warning? Join a panel of experts to discuss this issue. The panel is being held to mark the release of William D. Hartung's new book, Prophets of War: Lockheed Martin and the Making of the Military-Industrial Complex.
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