Ray DuBois, the former Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Installations and Environment, argued that environmental laws had been hampering realistic training long before President George W. Bush was elected. “It was not something that emerged full flower in my mind or after Jan. 20, 2001, in the Bush administration’s mind. This had been percolating for years. This doesn’t happen overnight. Encroachment doesn’t happen overnight.” Beginning with the fiscal year 2003 defense authorization bill, DuBois pressed Congress in each year of his tenure for exemptions and amendments for the military to just such environmental laws. Continue reading The Pentagon’s War on America: Toxic Bureaucracy: The Rollback
Saddam’s favorite arms dealer (and at the time the Reagan administration’s) is spending his time trying to get stronger and fighting pending extradition to Columbia.
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A 60 Minutes story
aired on February 12th, 2006 which examined the activities of Custer Battles, a company accused under the False Claims Act of defrauding the Coalition Provisional Authority of millions of dollars. 60 Minutes said that the Custer Battles case provides insight into the widespread war profiteering committed by US companies during the war in Iraq. The National Security News Service worked closely with 60 Minutes on the Custer Battles piece by providing general research assistance.
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