Category Archives: Corporations

Leaked document reveals extent of contracting in Afghanistan

So you think this is what only the government and the military can do? Think again – my latest, in Salon: And here’s the contractors leading the way on this $400 million contract:

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What Northrop Grumman says inside the Belly of the Beast

This is an actual commercial running tonight in Washington. NBC4. A big audience, leading into Saturday Night Live. Watch and listen carefully. NORTHROP GRUMMAN AD, NBC4

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Bill Binney on the WSJ’s NSA-telecom revelations

There was only one person I wanted to contact when I read the Wall Street Journal’s astonishing report that the NSA has built a surveillance system capable of spying on 75 percent of all U.S. Internet traffic: Bill Binney. Binney … Continue reading

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“CACI and Its Friends,” Revisited

Read this unbelievable story from today’s Washington Post: There’s not much lower you can go as a company, or a contractor, or a country. Weeks after winning dismissal of a case alleging that CACI International employees directed mistreatment of Abu Ghraib detainees, … Continue reading

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Time to Nationalize the Intelligence Industry

That’s basically what I argue in this op-ed I just posted at the New York Times – my first byline ever in the Gray Lady. We’ve allowed contractors to conduct our most secret and sensitive operations with virtually no oversight. … Continue reading

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