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.

Developing- Operation Iran: The Pentagon is Deploying Troops to Saudi Arabia

The Pentagon is deploying troops to Saudi Arabia in order to defend the U.S. and its allies from “credible threats.” It is important to note that there are already U.S. troops inside Saudi Arabia, contrary to official reports. U.S. troop levels inside Saudi Arabia have fluctuated since Operation Desert Shield in 1990, but have never […]

Obituary: Rafi Eitan

Rafi Eitan died Saturday in Tel Aviv at the age of 92. Eitan was most famous for his role in capturing the Nazi Adolf Eichmann in Argentina. One of the founders of Israeli terrorism, Eitan helped refine Shin Bet’s operations and was an early proponent of deepening cooperation across Israeli civilian and military intelligence agencies. […]

Trump Administration To Keep Troops Inside Syria

The U.S. military will leave roughly two hundred U.S. troops inside Syria, the White House announced on Thursday. The Pentagon is classifying these troops, who are occupying sovereign Syrian territory, as a “peacekeeping force.” This decision to keep troops in Syria comes on the heels of scathing criticism from both major U.S. political parties and […]

Newsbud Exclusive- The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter: Nothing More Than A Pile of Heavy, Metallic Mediocrity!!

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is the most expensive weapon in the history of the world. Lockheed Martin promised it would design an aircraft that could do it all: conventional takeoff & landing (CTOL), short takeoff & landing (STOVL), operations from an aircraft carrier, ground attack, dogfighting, bombing, and more. The war corporation promised everything, […]

The U.S. War Industry Raked in $5+ Billion Worth of Foreign Military Sales in June 2018

The U.S. war industry raked in $5,408,112,575 worth of foreign military sales (FMS) during June 2018. Notable items included $1.12 billion worth of Lockheed Martin F-16 aircraft for Bahrain and $1.5 billion worth of Boeing F-18 aircraft for Kuwait. Educating ourselves about the U.S. war industry is one step towards reclaiming our democracy. FMS SOUTH […]

Newsbud Exclusive- The U.S. War Industry: Fortification, Profiteering & the Opportunity Costs of Needless Spending!!

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 trends in military […]

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 […]