07 March 2024

Andrew Cockburn on Silicon Valley’s military fusion

Andrew Cockburn’s cover story for the March issue of Harper’s Magazine, titled “The Pentagon’s Silicon Valley Problem,” illuminates the longstanding and increasingly intricate relationship between Silicon Valley’s tech leaders and the Pentagon. Cockburn, the Washington editor of Harper’s and a distinguished figure in journalism, argues that the traditional “military-industrial complex” has evolved into a more contemporary “military high-tech complex.” This transformation signals a deeper integration of technological advancements with military operations, occurring within our own backyard.

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