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House military spending vote signals epic failure of leadership

Martin Fleck, Director, nuclear weapons abolition program | 

Responsible Statecraft

Lawmakers in the thrall of the defense lobby show their cards in proposed budget increases. 277 representatives have failed the test of leadership. Real leaders ensure that their decisions benefit the group, but the 277 fail to consider the dangerous risks posed by such astronomical military investments in terms of fueling a new arms race with our rivals.

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