Daily Archives: June 14, 2004

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More Lies from the Top on Halliburton’s No-Bid Iraq Contract

[ Cheney was unaware of Halliburton’s no-bid Iraq contract? Wrong. The deal was handled by standard “career procurement officers” rather than by political appointees? Wrong again. More lies from the top. Underlining below is mine. –BL ] Cheney’s office ‘briefed on Pentagon deal’ June 14 2004 | Financial Times by Joshua Chaffin in Washington Senior members of Vice-President Dick Cheney’s staff were briefed at least twice by the Pentagon on a controversial multibillion-dollar contract to oversee Iraq’s oil sector before it was awarded to his former company, Halliburton, early last year. The existence of the briefings, one of which included Mr […]