Christian Sorensen

Newsbud Contributing Author & Analyst

Christian Sorensen is a writer and an independent journalist. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 2007-2011. He holds advanced degrees in Translation Studies and International Relations. His work focuses on the U.S. war industry.

Newsbud Exclusive- US Foreign Military Sales in March-April 2018: Part 2- Gulf Council (GCC) Countries & Other ‘Undemocratic’ Regimes

Foreign Military Sales (FMS) appear regularly on the Pentagon’s daily list of contracts. Through FMS, the U.S. government procures and transfers weaponry and matériel to allied nations and international organizations. The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) issued at least $5,392,261,519 worth of FMS contracts during March and April 2018. Distillation of these contracts is presented […]

Newsbud Exclusive- US Foreign Military Sales in March-April 2018: Part 1- Western & Far East Allies of the U.S. War Industry

Foreign Military Sales (FMS) appear regularly on the Pentagon’s daily list of contracts. Through FMS, the U.S. government procures and transfers weaponry and matériel to allied nations and international organizations. The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) issued at least $5,392,261,519 worth of FMS contracts during March and April 2018. Distillation of these contracts is presented […]

Newsbud Exclusive- War Industry Trends- April 2018.

War is profit. The U.S. war industry consists of the corporate behemoths that manufacture weapons of war and matériel for the Pentagon and its allies. The U.S. war industry runs the Pentagon, not the other way around. As a result, the globe is experiencing endless for-profit war. An informed public can remedy this situation. Understanding […]

Newsbud Exclusive- Korea Rapprochement and War Industry Ire

The leaders of North and South Korea – Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in, respectively – have agreed to work together to rid the Korean peninsula of nuclear weaponry and to turn the 1953 armistice into a peace treaty. A joint statement issued by Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in emphasizes converting the DMZ into a “peace […]

The Corrupt U.S. Congress Cheers as the War Industry Steals Billions from the People’s Coffers!

Why does Washington, D.C., always opt for war? First and foremost, war is very profitable. The U.S. war industry, which consists of corporate behemoths that manufacture weapons of war and matériel for the Pentagon and its allies, works hard to maintain astronomical profits. It finances political campaigns in order to purchase loyalty from elected officials, […]

Newsbud Exclusive- In Only 3 Months DOD Spent $3,945,000,000+ on Thirty Drone Contracts.

U.S. war corporations are thrilled with the growth industry that unmanned aircraft represent. Below we highlight and explain all of the contracts involving drones that the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) issued from the beginning of January through the end of March 2018. DOD spent at least $3,945,000,000 on thirty drone contracts during this time. […]

Newsbud Exclusive- U.S. Foreign Military Sales for January & February 2018 Exposed!!

DOD issued at least $2,216,367,000 worth of FMS contracts during January & February 2018 Foreign Military Sales (FMS) appear regularly on the Pentagon’s daily list of contracts. Through FMS, the U.S. government procures and transfers weaponry and matériel to allied nations and international organizations. The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) issued at least $2,216,367,000 worth […]

Newsbud Breaking News- RQ Construction to Build A Contingency Mass Migration Complex In Guantánamo Bay!

On Thursday, 22 February 2018, RQ Construction LLC received over $23 million from the Pentagon to build a Contingency Mass Migration Complex at Naval Station Guantánamo Bay (NSGB). RQ Construction is tasked with designing and constructing buildings, roads, parking lots, and electrical systems. With its headquarters in Carlsbad, California, RQ Construction is no stranger to work […]

Newsbud Exclusive- The Out of Control U.S. War Industry!

The U.S. war industry is out of control. It has been since 1945. It finances political campaigns, thereby purchasing loyalty from elected officials. It funds the D.C. think tanks, thereby controlling the narrative and ensuring new ‘threats’ are always hyped. It advertises on national media, thereby forestalling the slim chance a corporate journalist might bravely […]

Newsbud Exclusive – War Is A Racket: Killing For State Purposes Is Now In Corporate Hands!

Corporations rule the U.S. government. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the Pentagon, where corporate contractors have completely seized the basic functions of what were once inherently governmental occupations: Preparation for war and fighting war. Killing for state purposes is now in corporate hands. The following documents contain detailed summaries of how key corporations […]

Newsbud Exclusive- The Most Oppressive Regime on Earth Receives Nearly $8 Billion in US Foreign Military Sales Contracts

Foreign Military Sales (FMS) appear regularly on the Pentagon’s daily list of contracts. Through FMS, the U.S. government procures and transfers weaponry and matériel to allied nations and international organizations. The Saudi government is one of the most oppressive regimes on Earth. It is also one of the U.S. war industry’s favorite customers. The U.S. […]

Newsbud Exclusive- DOD Spent $1,301,715,000+ on 14 Contracts Pertaining to Drones in December 2017

The Pentagon issues a jumbled list of contracts every business day around 5:00PM local time. Below we highlight all of the transactions from December 2017 related to remotely piloted vehicles, commonly known as drones. The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $1,301,715,000 on 14 contracts pertaining to drones during December 2017. Alessi-Keyes Construction […]

Newsbud Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for November 2017

DOD Spent $21,226,750,000+ on 215 individual contracts in November 2017 The Pentagon issues a jumbled list of contracts every business day around 5:00PM local time. Our project distills an entire month of these contracts into an accessible form. The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $21,226,750,000 on 215 individual contracts during November 2017. […]

Newsbud Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for October 2017

DOD Spent $18,500,080,000+ on 178 individual contracts in October 2017 The Pentagon issues a jumbled list of contracts every business day around 5:00PM local time. Our project distills an entire month of these contracts into an accessible form. The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $18,500,080,000 on 178 individual contracts during October 2017.  […]

Assessing U.S. Efforts to Counter Hezbollah

It’s official. The war train rolls on. The pliable cesspool known as Washington, D.C., is ready to wage war against Hezbollah. What pushed D.C. aboard? The perverse confluence of pressure from the Zionist lobby, Mossad, and the U.S. war industry – all groups whose constituencies will benefit from U.S. action against Hezbollah. Nathan A. Sales […]