Monday, March 19, 2007

The Privatization of War

One of the neocon products has been the privatization of war.

Most troubling is that the contractors seem to be shielded from Congressional oversight. Even less than with the military do Americans know what is done in their name.

Also, until recently, the mercenaries operated outside both civilian law and military law; i.e., they were not answerable to anyone except company management.