China Comes to America’s Military-Industrial Rescue
The military-industrial sector is having a tough time lately. The F-35 super-plane is a fiasco of cost over-runs and onboard system failures, making it the Lockheed-Martin equivalent to a bridge to nowhere. No one dares glance in the direction of Boeing, a company so devoid of reputation and close to bankruptcy it may have to be put on governmental life-support.
Time to ramp up a languishing East-West weapons race
That’s always worked in the past, no matter Eisenhower’s warning that these weapons dudes were out of control. As WWII wound down, the weaponry sector turned its attention toward Korea And just in time, I must say. With Russia worn down to a threadbare reflection of its former self, where else could a reasonably viable threat of communism’s rush to world dominance be found? Shortly after we settled for ‘Two Koreas’ because we couldn’t win, Vietnam came to the rescue.
Any chance to fail is okay, as long as the weapons keep flowing
Vietnam was really a French problem, but they c…