Christian Sorensen

Newsbud Contributing Author & Analyst

Christian Sorensen is an independent writer and Arabic translator. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 2007-2011. The profligate waste he witnessed during his time in uniform forced him to reassess his support for U.S. Empire. Mr. Sorensen holds advanced degrees in Translation Studies and International Relations. His writings focus on the Israel-Palestine conflict and U.S. imperialism.

War Industry Muster: An Overview of the Pentagon’s Relationship with U.S. Academia

War Industry Muster discusses one U.S. military contract from the past week and briefly talks about its implications regarding U.S. foreign policy, government spending priorities, and overall militarism. This week, we provide an overview of the Pentagon’s relationship with U.S. academia. We name the major U.S. universities that cooperate with the Pentagon, and we briefly […]

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for May 2016

DOD spent $15,777,808,000+ on 237 individual contracts during May 2016 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 Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $15,777,808,000 on 237 individual contracts during May 2016. This […]

War Industry Muster with Christian Sorensen- “Corporations & Locations of U.S. War/Space Industry”

War Industry Muster discusses one U.S. military contract from the past week and briefly talks about its implications regarding U.S. foreign policy, government spending priorities, and overall militarism. This week, we provide an overview of the Pentagon’s stateside infrastructure that is facilitating the weaponization of space. We cover the major bases of operation and the […]

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for April 2016

DOD spent $11,355,885,000+ on 188 individual contracts during April 2016 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 $11,355,885,000 on 188 individual contracts during April 2016. […]

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for March 2016

DOD spent $23,512,565,000+ on 327 individual contracts during March 2016 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 Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $23,512,565,000 on 327 individual contracts during March 2016.  This […]

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for February 2016

DOD spent $27,407,152,614+ on 209 individual contracts in February 2016 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 Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $27,407,152,614 on 209 individual contracts during February 2016. This […]

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for January 2016

DOD spent $11,696,571,000+ on 147 individual contracts in January 2016 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 Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $11,696,571,000 on 147 individual contracts during January 2016. This […]

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for December 2015

DOD spent $21,766,419,449+ on 249 individual contracts in December 2015 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 Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $21,766,419,449 on 249 individual contracts during December 2015. This […]

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for November 2015

DOD spent $16,516,951,059+ on 159 individual contracts in November 2015 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 Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $16,516,951,059 on 159 individual contracts during November 2015. This […]

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for October 2015

DOD spent $16,431,208,789+ on 184 individual contracts in October 2015 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 Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $16,431,208,789 on 184 individual contracts during October 2015. This […]

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for September 2015

DOD spent $36,405,423,448+ on 647 individual contracts in September 2015 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 Department of Defense (DOD) spent roughly $36,405,423,448 on 647 individual contracts during September 2015. This amount […]

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for August 2015

DOD spent $37,886,446,686+ on 238 individual contracts in August 2015 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 Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $37,886,446,686 on 238 individual contracts during August 2015. This […]

An Introduction to Pentagon Contracts

A Guide to Breaking Down & Deciphering DOD Contracts Hundreds of corporations profit directly from the Pentagon’s global wars. Understanding information about the Pentagon’s acquisition process is crucial to establishing and maintaining an informed citizenry. Using this guide, citizens can break down and decipher Department of Defense (DOD) contracts as an act of education, empowerment, […]

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for July 2015

DOD spent $23,681,736,348+ on 274 individual contracts in July 2015 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 Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $23,681,736,348 on 274 individual contracts during July 2015. This […]

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for June 2015

DOD spent $31,732,488,201+ on 285 on individual contracts in June 2015 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 Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $31,732,488,201 on 285 individual contracts during June 2015. […]