iraq

Will that Blue Dog hunt in the South?

By R. Neal
March 9, 2007 - There's some significant news today out of Washington regarding an upcoming proposal by Democrats in Congress to establish a deadline for withdrawing troops from Iraq:WASHINGTON - In a direct challenge to Pres

War profiteering: it's no secret

May 5, 2006 - As we've said before, U.S. officials are well aware of the rampant cronyism and corruption surrounding contractors in Iraq -- the problem is that they won't do anything about it.

Yes, Iraq is in the midst of a civil war

March 21, 2006 - So says Dr. Iyad Allawi, the man the U.S. installed to lead Iraq after the overthrow of Saddam. Patrick Cockburn, reporter for The Independent (London), from Iraq (via CounterPunch)

Contracts going to tax cheats

March 16, 2006 - Government contracting -- a growing form of privatization, which turns over public work to private interests -- is one of the biggest cesspools of corruption and scandal in our country today.

Contracts going to tax cheats

March 16, 2006 - Government contracting -- a growing form of privatization, which turns over public work to private interests -- is one of the biggest cesspools of corruption and scandal in our country today.

Custer Battles

March 10, 2006 - Custer Battles, the scandal-plagued Iraq contractor, has been found liable for fraud by a jury in Virginia, where the company is based, reports the Corporate Crime Reporter (no link):

Shameful partisan politics

March 2, 2006 - The progressive blogosphere got all excited yesterday when pollster John Zogby released a shocking survey revealing that 72% of American troops in Iraq think the U.S. should exit with a year.