Nation Topics - War Profiteering
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Why did American televangelist Pat Robertson make a mining deal with accused war criminal and deposed Liberian President Charles Taylor?
The effort to keep fuel flowing for the American military has led to questionable alliances in Kyrgyzstan and allegations of corruption entangling the US government.
Five years after alerting authorities that she was gang-raped in Iraq, KBR/Halliburton employee Jamie Leigh Jones will finally get her day in court
What is the secret to Ahmad Chalabi's success in Iraq? Some say it lies in his close family ties to the country's leading banks.
Jeremy Scahill discusses how Haiti's earthquake creates the perfect environment for security contractors to intervene and take advantage of the lawless state.
Has a major military contractor in Afghanistan created an Astroturf organization to promote long-term US engagement?
A growing number of lawmakers are starting to ask: if ACORN's federal funding should be under intense scrutiny, why aren't the billions of dollars going to out-of-control contractors being regulated?
In the wake of Jamie Leigh Jones's highly publicized charges, a woman comes forward with new allegations of a brutal sexual assault and cover-up at a KBR camp in Iraq.
He calls private security forces "unaccountable" but may use them in Iraq. Meanwhile, Clinton wants to ban them. UPDATED
What a boondoggle 9/11 has been for the merchants of war.