Dina Rasor | Weapons That Will Never Die
Dina Rasor, Truthout: "This is the first part of a two-part series on how the Department of Defense (DoD) and its contractors keep reinventing overpriced and failed weapon systems. Many of these systems go on for decades, feeding the contractors who make them and becoming institutions within the DoD. These weapons also get political constituencies and end up outliving administration after administration, Congress after Congress and investigation after investigation. In this first column, I will examine a weapon system that I have been investigating and exposing since 1982 but which promises to outlast the harshest criticism with its perpetual reincarnations. Part II will examine some solutions on how to keep future unworkable and overpriced weapon systems from getting the same stranglehold on the DoD bureaucracy."
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