$1.5 Trillion in 16 Years – The Shocking Cost and Waste of America’s Endless Wars
“more than 73% of the world’s dictators are currently being sponsored through the military assistance provided by US taxpayers.”
At the beginning of 2017, the chief of US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) General Raymond Thomas while speaking in front of one of the Senate committees announced that:
We operate and fight in every corner of the world. Rather than a mere ‘break-glass-in-case-of-war’ force, we are now proactively engaged across the ‘battle space’ of the Geographic Combatant Commands… providing key integrating and enabling capabilities to support their campaigns and operations.