United States

Michael Shank

Stop the Pentagon program that militarizes U.S. police forces

Aug 14 2014

The growing similarity between our domestic police forces and the U.S. military is a result of the Pentagon’s 1033 Program.

Violence or vaccines: Which path for U.S. in Africa?

Aug 06 2014

Instead of $8.5 million in U.S. military aid to Cameroon, 850,000 bed nets could provide more national security.

Column: The militarization of U.S. police forces

Oct 22 2013

This month, more Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicles (MRAPs) have found their way from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to the Main Streets of America. These are just the latest acquisitions in a growing practice by Pentagon that's militarizing America's municipal police forces.

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