His argument was that because he has legislative functions, he can't simply be classified as "executive. USAID Administrator Andrew Natsios has said that more than 50 percent of the money that goes to contractors actually ends up with subcontractors. Kerry to question whether Halliburton became one of the Defense Department's favorite contractors because Cheney is vice president. As a result, Halliburton moved from No. The White House would rather you not know about the Haliburton affair. That followed earlier criticism of the CAS' ties to members of the Taliban leadership during its previous U.
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Halliburton says, yes, a company can do the work. The contract also lets the company operate the oil fields for a time and distribute the petroleum, Rep. You may find it helpful to search within the site to see how similar or related subjects are covered. Keep Exploring Britannica Barack Obama. He played a central, controversial role in conveying intelligence reports that Saddam Hussein of Iraq had developed weapons of mass destruction WMDs in violation of resolutions passed by the United Nations—reports used by the Bush administration to initiate the Iraq War. They after all were responsible for cementing the well.
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Search the Center Search. Cheney, as Secretary of Defense, gives contracts to Halliburton to rebuild facilities in Kuwait that had been destroyed in the first Persian Gulf war. The governor who's castigating the president on climate change. Democrats have tried hard to make Halliburton an election-year issue Sen. It is kept secret because of the "emergency conditions". At last count Halliburton had 58 offshore subsidiaries in Caribbean tax havens. Young girl hospitalized after dog attack in Florida.
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Huffington glossed over some of these points in her back and forth with Liz Cheney. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites. The results of the Center's six-month investigation provide the most comprehensive list to date of American contractors in the two nations that were attacked in Washington's war on terror. There are even contractors to evaluate the contractors.