War Advocates Profiting from Iraqi Reconstruction

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Federal contracts worth almost $50 billion have been granted for the occupation and reconstruction of Iraq and Afghanistan, but no single agency keeps track of them all. That gap is being filled by a private, nonprofit watchdog, with a project called -The Windfalls of War.- It says it-s detected what it calls a -stench of political favoritism and cronyism,- and the Halliburton-Cheney connection-s not the only one raising eyebrows. Are decisions being influenced by personal friendships, political connections and campaign contributions, or is that a false charge that can undermine public trust in America-s institutions? Warren Olney examines the charges of cronyism and political favoritism with experts in foreign policy, national security, and arms trade, and the man whose organization produced the Windfalls of War study.
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Daniszewsi's article on Iraq assassination, challenge to government

Windfalls of War Study

Los Angeles Times article on war advocates profiting from Iraqi reconstruction

US Agency for International Development (AID)

British Open



Warren Olney