Please allow me today to look at things from a progressive US citizens’angle: specifically a feminine angle.
“Code pink” is an umbrella organization working to curb the warmongering arms industry influence on the US economy and government. Visit their site and if you are in the United States think about what they propose

For the rest of the world, and certainly for Greece, a cut in the defense budget would go a long way towards healing the economic woes we are currently faced with. Add to that the reduction of immigrant influx from countries at war and you can see that the move proposed goes far beyond a simple Congress discussion.