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Increasing Military Budget

July 15, 1996

While polls indicate Americans think the military budget is decreasing, in fact, it is increasing. In addition to moral objections people like Elizabeth Gravalos and Arthur Harvey have about it, the economics of the budget is also a major issue. William Hartung is the director the Arms Trade Resource Center of the World Policy Institute. He recently released a report called "Welfare for Weapons Dealers, The Hidden Costs of the Arms Trade." Continue with William Hartung, World Policy Institute