Militarization of the Economy; Retired Generals "Advise" the Pentagon as Paid Consultants of Defense Contractors
It's widely known that retired military officers frequently move into private industry at the end of their military careers. However, few realize these "generals-for-rent" are often hired back as a pentagon consultants. The potential for fraud is massive. Direct industry representatives get inside information about military programs and budgets. Then in a massive conflict of interest scheme, former generals get paid by both the Pentagon and the defense contractor.
Please consider the Pentagon to the private sector by Bryan Bender at Boston.Com.