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The Bunker: Playing Tik, Tack, Dough

The Bunker: Playing Tik, Tack, Dough

This week in The Bunker: History has a funny way of repeating itself. Or not so funny, depending on your point of view. And more … 

March 27, 2024 | Mark Thompson

The Bunker: An Exclamation Point for a Turkey!

The Bunker: An Exclamation Point for a Turkey!

This week in The Bunker: The Pentagon gets unduly excited as the F-35 fighter finally enters full-rate production; West Point’s war of words; Defense Department slo-mo; and more.

March 20, 2024 | Mark Thompson

The Bunker: Closing in on $1 Trillion

The Bunker: Closing in on $1 Trillion

This week in The Bunker: Pentagon rolls out a proposed 2025 budget nearing $1 trillion; senators call for probe alleging “war profiteering”; the U.S. finds itself supporting both sides in Gaza fight; and more.

March 13, 2024 | Mark Thompson

The Bunker: Congressional Ineptitude Continues

The Bunker: Congressional Ineptitude Continues

This week in The Bunker: Lawmakers keep bollixing up Pentagon funding; Marines become the first branch of the U.S. military to pass an audit; congressional watchdog highlights Defense Department sloth in four brief passages; and more.

March 06, 2024 | Mark Thompson

The Bunker: Enemies, Exports, Business

The Bunker: Enemies, Exports, Business

This week in The Bunker: look who’s guiding missiles into Ukrainian cities; the complications of building weapons with other countries; war is good for (some of) the economy, and more. 

February 28, 2024 | Mark Thompson

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