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US Colony Iraq Subsidizes Military-Industrial Fraud

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posted on Aug, 20 2008 @ 11:26 PM
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US Colony Iraq Subsidizes Military-Industrial Fraud


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Corporate-government fraud has gotten a major boost ever since Iraq became the latest colony of the failing American Empire.

“Iraq is fast becoming one of the United States’ top customers for military sales,” reports USA Today in an article called “Iraqis buy billions in U.S. arms.”
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“Since January 2007, Iraq has spent $3.1 billion on U.S. weapons. That number looks likely to grow exponentially as Iraq uses its vast unspent reserves of petrodollars to develop its army into a force capable of defending its borders against hostile neighbors.

“In the past two months alone, the Pentagon has alerted Congress of a possible $8.7 billion worth of additional military sales to Iraq, for everything from lightweight attack helicopters to armored ambulances to binoculars.”

This is a choice fraud in that so-called “defense” contractors can sell their over-priced and pointless weapons to Iraq which has since become literally a “captive market”.

USA Today also reports that Iraq’s Ministry of Defense “is considering buying 140 of the United States’ most advanced tanks, at approximately $4 million to $5 million per tank, plus hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of support equipment to go along with the tanks.”

Can Pentagon fraud get any sweeter than that?
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posted on Aug, 20 2008 @ 11:26 PM
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How can you go wrong? Take over a country with plenty of ready cash, become their sole supplier of military products and name your own price.

To take it all a step further….

Once they have fully accepted the take over, they can help you invade their neighbor with ‘their’ equipment bought from you so you don’t need to supply anything. They have paid you for the privilege of fighting your war.


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posted on Aug, 20 2008 @ 11:36 PM
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Pretty good gig,

We take them over, but force them to have their own economy, based on our addicition, oil.

We then start a war for them, between Iran, we make them purcahse our arms, to arm their men, to battle our enemy all the while we rape them from behind by taking their oil anyway.

Dont ever say they are bad business men!



posted on Aug, 21 2008 @ 12:29 AM
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Exactly. It kinda makes you rethink their motives.
Was Iran always the end goal? Start in Iraq and Afghanistan, and when they submit, you have Iran surrounded.

I have just noticed this thread started not long ago. If the US are getting ready to move out they must be comfortable with Iraq being somewhat compliant.

That said though, the US should still be wary going into Iran with Russia recently showing that Georgia is not going to be much of a buffer zone for them. That will explain the US setting up shop there and will also have Iran covered on 3 boarders.


[edit on 21/8/2008 by VIKINGANT]



posted on Aug, 21 2008 @ 08:17 PM
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I was reading a little more on this and came across this story.

It is interesting to see that not only are the US selling arms to Iraq but private contractors are also being used for various support roles from logistical support to private guards. The civilian to military ratio is the lowest in any war the US has been involved with.

The pentagon is justifying this as cost cutting, but I would be very interested to see how many of the top decision makers have financial interest in the companies being contracted…..




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