Eisenhower warned about the power of the military-industrial complex. The warning was not heeded. The result has been wasteful wars with death and destruction. It has also resulted in a very healthy military industry.
Talks to deal with Greek economic problems are going nowhere. The Greek authorities, the other Eurozone countries, and the IMF cannot agree on next steps. It is time to go in a different direction.
Many view China, Russia and the US as the leading global powers. With Trump coming to power, it is worth reviewing this claim and what can be expected going forward.
In the fascination over what the new US President will do, little attention has been given to Greece and the Eurozone. But life goes on in Europe and little has changed. Things will not end well.