What we are fighting is "merchantilism" not capitalism. There is a very small merchant class gaining extreme wealth by using their existing wealth to buy political favoritism. Shine the bright light of public & press scrutiny on the Halliburtons of the world and watch as they scuttle for the woodwork like cockroaches.
It won't be easy; they will threaten job losses, the collapse of national security, and chaos. But dozens of other countries have enjoyed the opposite when they downsized their military empires. How much longer will we fall for this line of bull?