The absence of proper accounting procedures at the U.S. Department of Defense is only the proximate cause of the continual scandals in defense contracting. Until the scope of the U.S. governments geopolitical ambitions and hence the scope of its military activities are drastically reduced, little opportunity will exist for making its system of military-economic fascism less rapacious and corrupt.
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