Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Former Bush Security Chiefs Find Terrorism Obsession Can Be Profitable
Contracts with the Department of Homeland Security are spewing billions of dollars into private industry, largely to companies that also rely on Pentagon military contracts. In this new variation of the military-industrial complex a new revolving door is now in full swing. A new policy report from the Americas Program at the Center for International Policy in Washington, DC has released a new policy report on the homeland security businesses started by former DHS chiefs Tom Ridge and Michael Chertoff.