TOP Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout will stand trial in Bangkok before extradition to the US is looked at, police said yesterday.
Bout has been charged in New York with conspiring to sell weapons worth millions of dollars to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC.
Guest Post by Len Hart of The Existentialist Cowboy
The fall of the dollar means that Americans will pay more for almost everything. The “correction” had been overdue since the US became a debtor nation, a process completed under Ronald Reagan. It was on September 16, 1985, that the Commerce Department announced […]
Oscar Wyatt: confessed last week that he kicked money back to Saddam Hussein in return for buying the former Iraqi dictator’s oil. Despicably, Mr. Wyatt did it through a United Nations program that was supposed to let Iraq sell its oil and invest the proceeds in food programs for its many hungry kids. […]
State Dept. Agents Say Jobs Were Threatened Investigators in IG Office Were Told Not to Cooperate With Probe of Their Boss, House Panel Alleges By Glenn Kessler and Karen DeYoung Washington PostTwo career investigators in the office of State Department Inspector General Howard J. Krongard have charged that they were threatened with firing […]
State Dept. Intercedes in Blackwater Probe A House panel reveals a letter telling the firm not to disclose information about its Iraq operations without the administration’s OK.
WASHINGTON — The State Department has interceded in a congressional investigation of Blackwater USA , the private security firm accused of killing Iraqi civilians last […]
Blackwater ‘arms smuggling probe’
Security Firm Faces Criminal Charges in Iraq
Feds Target Blackwater in Weapons Probe
Ever wonder why it’s so important, to the war profiteers, to sponge up so much money with the blood? I have a theory.
These profiteers are not stupid enough to think […]
Arms dealer reportedly flew into Iraq
WASHINGTON, (UPI) — An arms trafficker wanted by the U.S. government received $60 million for moving supplies into Iraq for the U.S. military, a new book says.
“Merchant of Death: Money, Guns, Plans, and the Man Who Makes War Possible” by Douglas Farah and Stephen Braun is […]
Al Jazeera in depth research into Iraq’s many armies: Four years ago the fighting in Iraq was just beginning. The armed group al-Qaeda in Iraq did not even exist and Sunni and Shia groups were working together against the US-led forces.
Three years ago, sectarian divisions escalated into a battle some believe […]
You really have to wonder when the screw ups are going to stop. We are talking about the government, so I guess the answer is never. I can’t seem to remember the last time I read a positive story about Walter Reed. It would be improper to break with tradition so the shoddy […]