The revolving door

Abuses galore in the relationship between government and contractors

| Aug 19, 2010

Focus on the revolving door between the federal government and its contractors. Case in point: a company called SAIC.

The revolving door (MP3, 2 min)
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Sources for this report

  • Vanity Fair, March 2007, Donald L. Barlett and James B. Steele, Washington’s $8 Billion Shadow
  • Washington Post, Top Secret America, SAIC
  • Pogo, Org, Federal Contractor Misconduct Database: SAIC
  • Counterpunch, December 9, 2006, Nikolas Kozloff, Another Saber Rattler in Latin America  Robert Gates and Venezuela
  • 911, December 12, 2009, Kevin Ryan: Carlyle, Kissinger, SAIC and Halliburton: A 9/11 Convergence
  • Alter Net, March 12, 2010, David DeGraw: The Business Roundtable: The Most Powerful Destructive Corporate Business Club Most Americans Have Never Heard of

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