Deal Not Worth a Mention...

Discussion in 'Multinational HQ' started by Rocketeer, Jun 20, 2005.

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  1. If it hadn't been for me being an inveterate news reader it seems this is no longer important to most folk as it was buried in a business section in a small paragraph.. but..

    Haliburton, VP Dick Cheney's old friends, have been given a $ 5000 million dollar contract to do some stuff in Iraq, untendered, and the possibility exists that there is more work to be done later, aslo under a unbid presentation...

    Not questioning their qualifications, just the optics.. but, since the story is so small and rates a para only in the press, I guess, the cynics have decided its not worth rattling Dubya over this..

    still...
     
  2. Rocketeer priced:

    Enough zeros for plenty of 'job openings' for Field Artillery...


    8)
     
  3. Actually my bad... should have read $ 500 million and its to build a Club Med prison at Gitmo to replace the ' temporary facility which is under so much adverse publicity of late..with real cells and proper controls there won't be the accusations that GITMO is a gulag or concentration camp/prisoner of war slum...

    and, a good US company gets the money so it, too, doesn't flow offshore...