Tag: Dogs Of War

Banned: MWM too ‘aggressive’ for the merchants of death but we won’t shut up – Michael West

Zero transparency in Australian weapons exports

When our governments let slip the dogs of war, there will be benefits for a bunch of extremely well-connected brothers (and sisters) in armaments. Callum Foote reports from as close as possible on the networking opportunities being taken by Australia’s weapons merchants.

“They use our fear, and at the moment fear from the conflict in Ukraine and fear of conflict with China, to make their fortunes. The whole purpose of this industry is to win multibillion-dollar government contracts from increasingly sophisticated ways of killing people — it’s a twisted, brutal business model on display, and it’s time more politicians stood with peace activists to call it out”.

Source: Banned: MWM too ‘aggressive’ for the merchants of death but we won’t shut up – Michael West