Refers to the friendly relationship between those in charge of defending the homeland and the industries that produce the equipment and weapons needed to fight a war. Could be summarized as a 'war-for-profit' scheme.
Person 1: ...but why on earth would a nation's leaders be willing to sacrifice human life as an excuse to start a war?
Person 2: Man, haven't you heard about the military industrial complex?
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