CorpWatch’s Pratap Chatterjee and Ex-Titan Translator Marwan Mawiri on Corporate Cronyism and Intelligence Outsourcing in Iraq

CorpWatch Managing Editor Pratap Chatterjee has just returned from Iraq where he was embedded with the US military and investigating the outsourcing of both military logistics and intelligence gathering. Read this story on the Democracy Now! website.

It’s not surprising that things have gone so horribly in Iraq. There is no oversight, no training, and obviously no conscience on the part of the Bush Administration or these corporations that are making money hand over fist at the expense of the Iraqi people. It’s a crime that these corporations are being granted these outrageous contracts at the expense of local companies that could do the work. This is obvious crony capitalism. Some of the corporations have had their contracts extended or renewed even after waste and cheating have been discovered. It’s absolutely disgusting. Peace.

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~ by peaceseeker99 on April 30, 2008.

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