Tuesday, September 05, 2006

Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers

Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers is the story of what happens to everyday Americans when corporations go to war. Director Robert Greenwald (Outfoxed) of Brave New Films, takes you inside the lives of soldiers, truck drivers, widows and children who have been changed forever as a result of profiteering in the reconstruction of Iraq.

Iraq for Sale uncovers the connections between private corporations making a killing in Iraq and the decision makers who allow them to do so. One of the biggest war profiteers is Halliburton. Halliburton, which was formerly run by Vice President Dick Cheney, is a huge presence in Iraq providing construction and petroleum services. Halliburton subsidiary KBR got $12 billion worth of exclusive contracts for work in Iraq. But even more shocking is how KBR spent some of the money. Check out "The Spoils of War" By MICHAEL SHNAYERSON (Vanity Fair).

Watch Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers (on DVD Sept. 26) trailer:

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