Private Contractors and National Security

Janine Wedel talked about the recent Washington Post “Top Secret America” series, part of which looks at using contractors to… read more

Janine Wedel talked about the recent Washington Post “Top Secret America” series, part of which looks at using contractors to pursue intelligence. She also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Ms. Wedel is the author of The Shadow Elite. She argues that with the end of the Cold War and the redesigning of contracting rules, ascertaining where a person’s loyalties lie is difficult. close

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Private Contractors and National Security

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Jul 24, 2010

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