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Chris Stanton 11/6/06 Assignment 7: Eisenhower Email To: President Dwight D. Eisenhower <eisenhower@rip.net> CC: The American People <citizens@usa.net> From: Chris Stanton <css39@cornell.edu> Date: Monday, November 6, 2006 Subject: Military-Industrial Complex Dear President Eisenhower, Your predictions and warnings concerning the rise of the Military-Industrial Complex are more evident today in America than ever before. However, I don’t believe that you ever could predict the extent to which America is now a militarized society. Your 1961 Presidential farewell address truly opened Americans’ eyes to the consequences of a permanent military presence in our country, but even your warning could not stop the growing ‘military beast’. The recent privatization of the military brought the Military-Industrial Complex to a new level that presents the possibility of dire consequences in the future, which is a new form of militarization that the majority of the public does not see. Private Military Firms (PMFs) are vastly growing out of
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