Letters and Politics

The War Powers Act and The Making Money on War

Today, a conversation with Louis Fisher on the 1973 War Powers Act, designed to limit the U.S. president’s ability to initiate or escalate military actions abroad. Louis Fisher is a scholar at The Constitution Project.

Then, Mitch Jeserich talks to arms specialist William Hartung about the economics and who makes money during a war. He is the director of the Arms and Security Project at Center for International Policy and author Prophets of War: Lockheed Martin and the Making of the Military-Industrial Complex.

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