“Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers” debuts in limited release this week, and presents an assault on companies that provide the kinds of services in Iraq that the military once handled itself, such as supplying food, water and mail delivery for the reconstruction.
In the film, former KBR/Halliburton water purification specialist Ben Carter is interviewed and says when a motor went out on a truck, they would “buy a new truck … and bill the government.”
One mother claimed her son died because the company cut corners, failing to supply armored vehicles or maps.
See also here.
Review by Senator Edward Kennedy: here.