Barrett Tillman


Barrett Tillman, author of What We Need: Extravagances and Shortages in America’s Military, discusses the lack of preparedness before invading Iraq, problems with M-16 rifles, the billions wasted on unwarranted equipment while troops in the field go without the very basics, the corruption of the Military-Industrial-Congressional-Complex, the unnecessary F-22 and F-35 fighters and the threat of IEDs to our soldiers in Iraq.

MP3 here. (19:17)

Barrett Tillman is the world’s most prolific U.S. naval aviation author, having published over two-dozen titles on the World War 2 period alone. He has written numerous books for Osprey in recent years including the much acclaimed Hellcat Aces of World War 2 from the Aircraft of the Aces series.