The State Department announced today that Bechtel Corp. won the contract for rebuilding Iraqi infrastructure. With a Board of Trustees that includes former Reaganite Secretary of State George Shultz and others heavily involved in oil business, if it is “business as usual” for the Bechtel Corp. the terror may continue for a long time to come for the Iraqi people.
Finally, while it is no surprise, the “mobile weapons labs” that were “uncovered” earlier this week were not used to produce WMDs.
- CNN: Bechtel Wins Iraq Contract
- The Democracy Center: Bechtel Corp. versus Bolivia’s Poor
- ZNet: Rebuilding Iraq? It’s Privatization in Disguise