For the weapons of our warfare are not those of the world. Instead, they have the power of God to demolish fortresses. We tear down arguments and every proud obstacle that is raised against the knowledge of God, taking every thought captive in order to obey Christ.
2 Corinthians 10:4-15
Peggy Noonan gives us reasons to be confident that we can have peace and national security without a trillion-dollar defense budget:
A veteran diplomat in the area, an American, said later that everything he'd heard in the speeches left him thinking how the great progress of the past quarter-century had been made not through warfare but through diplomacy, tough decisions, aid, encouragement and rhetorical clarity and candor.
In short, by being a "City upon a Hill," not a military-industrial complex.
Listen to the article and comments by Richard Land.