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Military-Industrial Complex

Long forgotten but still just as topical:

“We must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.”

A farewell warning from President Dwight D. Eisenhower, January 17th, 1961

1 comment to Military-Industrial Complex

  • Of course, it must be remembered, that it was also President Eisenhower who instituted the executive security and classification framework that exists today and has done more to further the hawkish tendencies than perhaps any other act in recent history.

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