The belief that U.S. should resist the expansion of aggressive nations, especially the former Soviet Union.
When the money actually paid to military suppliers exceeds the estimated costs.
The belief that the U.S. was harmed by its war in Vietnam and so should avoid supposedly similar events.
The tendency of Pentagon officials to ask weapons contractors to meet excessively high requirements.
The view that we should try to improve the lives of people in other countries.
The opinion that the U.S. should withdraw from world affairs.
An alleged alliance between military leaders and corporate leaders.
A comprehensive opinion of how the U.S. should respond to world problems.
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