Silicon Valley’s Military Dilemma

The New Republic -

The New Republic—On April 3, President Donald Trump sat down to a private dinner with some close associates, including Peter Thiel, his most loyal supporter in Silicon Valley. Thiel had brought Safra Catz, the co-CEO of Oracle, along to discuss a $10 billion Department of Defense contract to build the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure, or JEDI, a cloud computing platform that will eventually run much of the Pentagon’s digital infrastructure—from data storage to image analytics to the translation of...

Silicon Valley should stop ostracizing the military. If tech companies want to promote peace, they should stand with, not against, America’s defense community.