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"Betraying Our Troops is a powerful, searing exposé about how America has substantially outsourced its war in Iraq, and the dire consequences of privatization to our troops, not to mention government efficiency and accountability. This is a sad tale of greed, arrogance, and cronyism run amok, from two very savvy Pentagon watchdogs who have devoted their respective careers to tracking defense contracting fraud. It will outrage and offend your sense of morality." --Charles Lewis, founder of the Center for Public Integrity, Washington, D.C.
"This book is a must-read for everyone concerned about the impact of private contractors on this nation's ability to win wars and secure the peace." --Lawrence Korb, former Assistant Secretary of Defense
"Dina Rasor and Robert Bauman combine damning evidence with gripping stories from soldiers to show how crooks working for private contractors undercut our military and the war effort. This is an essential document of one of the more shameful episodes in American military history." --John Pike, Director, Globalsecurity.org --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
if you are a private military fan like myself you will enjoy this book. tells of how many was unrealiable to our militaryPublished on April 21, 2013 by william harland
I began reading this book for a course I was taking on outsourcing for master degree program while taking night school in the Army. Read morePublished on February 19, 2011 by James Pope
The authors really should do some fact checking in regards to Will Hough and the pages dedicated to him. Read morePublished on January 4, 2011 by Brooklyn
Prior to reading this book I believed a lot of the propaganda being served by the talking heads that populate the AM dial. Read morePublished on September 29, 2010 by Stewart P. Lewis
I write this review with mixed feelings and great disappointment. Bob Bauman is personally known to me and my wife, and he's a person of high integrity who is sincere. Read morePublished on March 17, 2010 by John D. Trudel
This is a good book in that it opens your eyes to the corruption and greed that occurs through government contracting. I have a problem with the book though. Read morePublished on January 20, 2009 by Mike
The authors' thesis is that we (USA) should not be out-sourcing to the private sector critical military functions, primarily logistical. Read morePublished on November 26, 2007 by Carl E. Johnson Jr.
I question Amazon's choice here to allow blogs of the authors' opinions to fill the space where independent book reviews normally appear. Read morePublished on November 7, 2007 by Steven Hansch
I know from first-hand experience that it can be shockingly difficult to nail down the facts behind stories that took place in a war zone, even when the documentation is readily... Read morePublished on October 23, 2007 by Chris J. Bucholtz