Was Helicopter Deal a Tool in Bush’s War Scam?
Posted on Mar 10, 2009
You may have heard about the scandalously overpriced presidential helicopters the U.S. had ordered from Italy, but did you know they may have been a payoff for forged intelligence used to sell the war in Iraq? It's all a part of "a web of conspiracy and deceit," says journalist Paolo Pontoniere.
Click here to read Paolo's article.
White House / Eric Draper
A fleet of 28 Italian-made helicopters, each more expensive than the last Air Force One, was set to replace the current generation of presidential helicopters, one of which is pictured here. Public outcry over the price put the project in doubt, but there’s a lot more to be concerned about.