Diane Trout (alienghic) wrote,
Diane Trout
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American greed knows no bound

"If U.S. taxpayers are going to be gifting billions of dollars in technology and infrastructure to the Iraqi people we ought to make sure, to the greatest extent possible, that those expenditures also benefit the American people and the American economy," Issa said Thursday. "If we build a system based on European technology, the Europeans will receive the royalties, not U.S. patent holders. From an investment standpoint, that is a bad decision." (The european technology he refers to is GSM)

Not to mention "British anger as port contract goes to US firm rather than to locals

My vision of the worst case scenario for a conquered Iraq is for the resources of Iraq to be handed over to American companies, while the US pulls its peacekeeping forces out too quickly allowing Iraq to collapse into chaos. After the population starts rising up against ther new colonial masters, the corps would then start employing private military corporations to pacify Iraqi resistance.

Somewhat like what is happening in columbia.
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