Military Contracting

Franklin Spinney explains one reason for the Pentagon budget continually escalating: The 20-member Quadrennial Defense Review oversight group is composed of eleven people with direct ties to weapons industry, and six from hawkish think-tanks: http://counterpunch.org/spinney03032010.html

DC residents fight corporate giveaways for a defense contractor:
http://www.commondreams.org/view/2010/03/12-8

Regardless of how you feel about Iran sanctions, it seems that a number of corporations are flouting U.S law by doing business with Iran, and still winning federal contracts. Next time you hear that “sanctions aren’t working,” ask how of it has to do with corporations not respecting them: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/0…

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