Halliburton’s Bounty

The story of Dick Cheney’s favorite war profiteer.

Illustration by Harry Haysom

The Iraq War wasn’t actually launched for the benefit of Halliburton, then vice president Dick Cheney’s former firm, as the charge went. Decades later, we can safely say that neoconservative hubris, geopolitical score-settling, and the drive to ensure US dominance in the Middle East loomed much larger in George W. Bush administration officials’ thinking. But that […]

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