Foreign Policy for Sale: These Think Tanks Received $1B from Weapons Contractors to Push War
- Rania Khalek
- Tuesday 14 Mar 23
Every year, weapons companies give millions of dollars to think tanks that shape foreign policy around Ukraine and China, conflicts which in turn directly profits these same defense companies.
Amanda Yee, Editor of Liberation News, explains the central role think tanks play in creating foreign policy, as well as shaping public opinion and consent for U.S. foreign policy objectives, all to serve the interests of the US military and its defense contractors.
Rania Khalek is a Middle East-based journalist for Breakthrough News. . Her journalism has appeared at The Grayzone, Jacobin, The Nation, The Intercept, FAIR, Vice, The Electronic Intifada, Al Jazeera and more. .
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