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Over the past two years, the U.S. military has paid $241 million to supply the Iraqi government with Russian helicopters – and received exactly none of those copters. So it’s more than a little odd that the U.S. Army now appears to be paying an additional $80 million for those very same aircraft.
More from Ken Silverstein:
Perspective — October 23, 2013, 8:00 am
How pro-oil Louisiana politicians have shaped American environmental policy
Postcard — October 16, 2013, 8:00 am
A trip to one of the properties at issue in Louisiana’s oil-pollution lawsuits
Chances that a deep breath inhaled today will contain a molecule from Julius Caesar’s dying breath:
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