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GOP Senator Touts Work For Company That Allegedly Sold Faulty Helmets To Army

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 03.24.2016 | Politics

Ohio Sen. Rob Portman is touting his work on behalf of ArmorSource, a manufacturer of protective headgear based in his home state, in a new re-electio...

Raising Ugly Questions About Privatization

Robert A.G. Monks | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics
Robert A.G. Monks

I finally read Rachel Maddow's really interesting book called Drift, and in it she analyzes how easy it has become for America to go to war. And one ...

The Invisible Foreign Subcontractor

David Isenberg | Posted 10.16.2012 | Business
David Isenberg

Some of the subsequent press coverage criticized KBR, but that missed the point. Sure, in several respect KBR could have done much better, but at least it held special inspections documenting atrocious living conditions and threatened to cut off awards to the subcontractor.

Pentagon Keeps Working With Firm Under Criminal Investigation

Posted 07.05.2012 | World

The Pentagon has retained its top propaganda contractor in Afghanistan for $60 million over the next year even as the company remains under criminal i...

Durango Group Hires Paid Military Officials To Advise Private Firms

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON -- In a marketplace awash in consulting firms that help defense companies sell to the Pentagon, the Durango Group has a unique advantage. ...

The Undoing of Gen. T. Michael Moseley: A Cautionary Tale About the Military/Industrial Complex

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

This tale recounts the interwoven fate of an Air Force Chief of Staff, potentially disastrous handling of nuclear weapons, and a financial advising company with more than 300,000 military personnel as investors.