27 August 2015

The Military-Industrial Complex/Corporatocracy on Display


Investment banks can use generals, the knowledge they possess, their familiarity with the complex federal and military bureaucracy, their ease with the jargon and lingo of the military subculture and of course their contacts.

Meetings, phone calls, and some pricey lunches and trips will be Odierno's job description as he helps to bridge the gap between military contractors, DOD and State Department officials, foreign governments and of course the banks that make it all possible.

Money and power, the empires of the world.