29 min

The Pentagon vs. Walmart Ones and Tooze

    • Business

Congress has approved a $768 billion defense budget for 2022. If the Pentagon were a private company, would it be bigger than Amazon? Walmart?
Also, can $859 billion buy you love? Or at least domestic goodwill? That's the amount of money Americans will spend on themselves and their loved ones ahead of the Christmas holiday.
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Congress has approved a $768 billion defense budget for 2022. If the Pentagon were a private company, would it be bigger than Amazon? Walmart?
Also, can $859 billion buy you love? Or at least domestic goodwill? That's the amount of money Americans will spend on themselves and their loved ones ahead of the Christmas holiday.
Save 15% on FP subscriptions. Visit https://foreignpolicy.com/subscribe/ and enter code TOOZE at checkout to claim this offer.

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

29 min

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