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War Profiteering

(see also Militarism: US & Europe, Militarism in Poor Countries & Militarization of Foreign Policy)

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On the Web: Articles

Windfalls of War: US Contractors in Afghanistan & Iraq. Center for Public Integrity.

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Friends Committee on National Legislation.

War Profiteering Videos.

In the Library: Articles

Borosage, Robert L. "Sacrifice is for suckers," Nation (4/28/03):4-5.

Epstein, Keith. "Riches of rebuilding," Tampa Tribune (3/16/03). Even before war breaks out, sharks circling to snap up lucrative contracts to rebuild Iraq.

Melman, Seymour. "Military state capitalism," Nation (5/20/91):1,664.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Ben-Menashe, Ari. Profits of War: Inside the Secret US-Israeli Arms Network (NY: Sheridan Square, 1992).

Brandes, Stuart D. Warhogs: A History of War Profits in America (Lexington KY: U. Kentucky, 1997).

Goodman, Amy with David Goodman. The Exception to the Rulers: Exposing Oily Politicians, War Profiteers, & the Media that Love Them (NY: Hyperion, 2004).

Hartung, William D. And Weapons for All (NY: Harper Collins, 1994). The institutionalization of US arms trade since the Nixon doctrine, & its implications for US society & the world.

__________. Corporate Welfare for Weapons Makers: The Hidden Costs of Spending on Defense & Foreign Aid (Washington: Cato Institute, 1999).

Kaufman, Richard F. The War Profiteers (NY, 1972).

Koppes, Clayton R. Hollywood Goes to War: How Politics, Profits & Propaganda Shaped World War II Movies (Berkeley: U. of California, 1990).

Lehmann-Russbült, Otto. War for Profits (NY: A.H. King, 1930).

Lewinsohn, Richard. The Profits of War through the Ages (NY: E.P. Dutton, 1937).

Manly, Basil M. War Profits of the Patrioteers (Washington: Searchlight, 1920).

Osborne, Richards Clinton. The Renegotiation of War Profits (Urbana: U. Illinois, 1948).

US House of Representatives, 74th Congress. Taking the Profits Out of War: Hearings before the Committee on Military Affairs (Washington, 1935).

Waldman, Seymour. Death & Profits: A Study of the War Policies Commission [1932] (NY: Garland, 1971).

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CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers" [2006], dir. Robert Greenwald, 75m. Powerful documentary on role of corporate greed & political corruption in planning & execution of this catastrophic war.

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