Blackwater

The Blackwater Verdict Signals America's Growing Dependence on Wall Street to Wage War
October 24, 2014

In 2010, DOD obligated $366 billion to contracts—seven times the United Kingdom’s entire defense budget. 

You Think the American Relationship With Pakistan Is Fraught Now...
December 03, 2009

...but just imagine if this scenario had played out: Shortly after 9/11, President Bush had issued a “lethal finding,” giving the C.I.A. the go-ahead to kill or capture al-Qaeda members. (Under an executive order issued by President Gerald Ford, it had been illegal since 1976 for U.S.