'Intelligent discontent is the mainspring of civilization.' -- Eugene V. Debs

Tuesday, February 24, 2004

Halliburton Redux

The Financial Times reports that the Pentagon is investigating whether Halliburton subsiary Kellogg Brown & Root fraudulently overcharged the US government to import gasoline into Iraq. The odd thing is the Army Corps of Engineers launched its own inquiry months ago and not-very-surprisingly concluded there was no wrong-doing but, now, has asked the inspector-general to open a criminal investigation.

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