When Hedge Funds Run Your Army...

19 de may de 2007

<body><div id="article"><tr><td height="28" valign="middle" width="184"></td><td valign="middle" width="185"></td></tr><h1>When Hedge Funds Run Your Army...</h1><p>May 19 (EIRNS)--The same policy which Dick Cheney and Felix Rohatyn have promoted for the United States, has left Italian troops in Afghanistan without tanks and helicopters in the midst of a major military offensive in Herat.</p><p>As a result of privatization of military logistics, the heavy combat equipment will sit at the Dubai airport, where tons of other supplies are already stockpiled. The reason: the private contractor cannot hire the planes which it promised to meet their low bid for air freight costs.</p><p>The bungling private contractor is an Italian subsidiary of the giant global private equity firm, 3i. The chairman of 3i,, is the principal funder of the "Duggan affair" press smear against LaRouche.</p></div></body>