The so-called military-industrial complex, or MIC, did not date from Malcolm Moos or Dwight D. Eisenhower's oft quoted and much publicized statement in 1961 nor, if recent analysis by the media is true, is it likely to end in the post-Vietnam era, The proper relationship between national economic power, foreign policy objectives, and the national Military Establishment has been of concern to not only those intimately acquainted with the issues but to much of the literate public as well for nearly a century.
"The Formative Years of the Naval Industrial Complex,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 28
, Article 7.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol28/iss2/7