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Prophets of War Lockheed Martin and the Making of the Military-Industrial Complex

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ISBN-10: 1568586973

ISBN-13: 9781568586977

Edition: N/A

Authors: William D. Hartung

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Enthralling and explosive,Prophets of Waris an exposé of America’s largest military contractor, Lockheed Martin. When President Dwight D. Eisenhower gave his famous warning about the dangers of the military industrial complex, he never would have dreamed that a company could accumulate the kind of power and influence now wielded by this behemoth company.As a full-service weapons maker, Lockheed Martin receives over $25 billion per year in Pentagon contracts. From aircraft and munitions, to the abysmal Star Wars missile defense program, to the spy satellites that the NSA has used to monitor Americans’ phone calls without their knowledge, Lockheed Martin’s reaches into all areas of US defense…    
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Book details

List price: $28.99
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication date: 3/6/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.62" wide x 8.07" long x 0.95" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

William Hartungis the director of the Arms and Security Initiative at the New America Foundation and has written for theNew York Times,Washington Post, andLos Angeles Times. He lives in New York City.