Wednesday, August 04, 2004

the real business of the War

CACI, one of the companies that supplied interrogators at the heart of the Iraq prison torture scandal, says profits are mushrooming thanks to new business opportunities in the Iraq war. "Iraq is a very fertile opportunity for growth," says CACI's CEO, who faced grilling from California legislators upset about the company's activities in Iraq, in hearings regarding investment in the firm by the state's two largest public pension funds, according to an article in today's San Francisco Chronicle.

Gravity's Rainbow, p. 105:
Don't forget the real business of the War is buying and selling.