Computer Chips & Military Strength…

“One of the earliest uses for the chips coming out of Silicon Valley, which owes its existence to the patronage of the Pentagon as much as it does to venture capitalists, was in guidance systems for nuclear missiles. A White House report published in 2017 does not mince its words: “Cutting-edge semiconductor technology is…critical to… Read More

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Readiness & Modernisation…

“[The] Pentagon’s readiness and modernizing problems are not due to budget cuts. The[y] are the result of habitual modes of conduct evolved during the Cold War and a desire by the Military-Industrial-Congressional Complex (MICC) to protect its comfortable life style in a world that is changing rapidly.” Chuck Spinney (1945 to Present) Franklin C. “Chuck”… Read More