The US is pouring more weapons into Ukraine amid bellicose threats against Russia and the US-backed Saudi war on Yemen continues to massacre civilians. But not everyone sees a downside: "I fully expect we’re going to see some benefit from it," Raytheon CEO Greg Hayes said this week of these and other flashpoints.
Andrew Cockburn, Washington editor of Harper’s Magazine and author of "The Spoils of War: Power, Profit and the American War Machine," discusses the US arms industry’s role in promoting and profiting from today’s global conflicts, from Ukraine to Yemen to Syria.
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