Wednesday, September 06, 2006

The Ten Most Brazen Profiteers of Iraq War

Charlie Cray, the director of the Center for Corporate Policy in Washington, D.C., has compiled a list of the 10 most brazen profiteers of the Iraq war.

The history of American war profiteering is rife with egregious examples of incompetence, fraud, tax evasion, embezzlement, bribery and misconduct. As war historian Stuart Brandes has suggested, each new war is infected with new forms of war profiteering. Iraq is no exception. From criminal mismanagement of Iraq's oil revenues to armed private security contractors operating with virtual impunity, this war has created opportunities for an appalling amount of corruption. What follows is a list of some of the worst Iraq war profiteers who have bilked American taxpayers and undermined the military's mission.

His list is as follows:

See the link for explanations of his picks.

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