We bribed Saudis, admits ex-minister

Discussion in 'The Intelligence Cell' started by Taz_786, Jun 17, 2006.

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  2. And tell me, is the Pope still a Catholic? Do fish have watertight heads?
     
  3. On this point i'm not sure i give a shite. We got the contract over our competitors from a country where, culturely, bribes and favours during business deals are considered common Courteously. BIG DEAL
     
  4. Even the old boy network isn't enough sometimes.

    Not really shocked.
     
  5. and at the end of the day the sun goes down
     
  6. o ffs! SO WHAT!
    thats the way they have allways done business, the biggest back hander gets the contract, standard practice in all authoritarian nations and most of the poor democratic ones too.
    'yes mr saudi prince of cource your son may go to eaton/you have a nice new estate/fleet of mercs/another deposit in that swiss bank ect ect'
    they got billions to spend and if we dont grab a share by these means then the economy here misses out and thousands loose thier jobs.
    like it or lump it, fact of life, nothing you can do about it, who cares.
     
  7. Are some "conspiracy theories" eventually proved to be correct all along?
     
  8. I'd have to disagree - it's the earth that goes up isn't it?