Feb 27, 2022

The Conflict Of Interest Behind The Media's Push For War

Defense contractors rake in serious profits from American military ventures and have a vested interest in wars. More war means more money. As tensions between the United States and Russia increase, these companies are behind the scenes.
The Conflict Of Interest Behind The Media's Push For War

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Jeff Bezos’s Washington Post

Michael Vickers authored this article in the Washington Post last week. Vickers is a member of the Board of Directors of BAE Systems, Europe's largest defense contractor.

The publication did not mention the conflict of interest.

Politico

This piece, published last week, was sponsored by Lockheed Martin, the world's largest defense contractor.

The 'Presented by' tag has since been removed from Politico's website.

This happened in Afghanistan, too

Washington Post, Again

Meghan O'Sullivan wrote this piece in April 2021. O'Sullivan sits on the board of Raytheon, a major U.S. defense contractor. The conflict of interest was not mentioned by the Washington Post.

  • Raytheon’s CEO has openly said that the company expects to benefit from the escalations between America and Russia.
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