War Made Invisible: How America Hides the Human Toll of Its Military Machine

War Made Invisible

By Norman Solomon. Exposes how since 9/11 a perpetual state of war that is almost entirely invisible to the American public happened, and what its consequences are, from military and civilian casualties to drained resources at home. Shows how compliant journalists added to the smokescreen by providing narrow coverage of military engagements and by repeating the military’s talking points. Argues that the cloak of invisibility masks massive Pentagon budgets that receive bipartisan approval even as policy makers struggle to fund the domestic agenda. A moral call for counting the true costs of war. Read more.