Overseas Contingency Operations fund

The Pentagon Slush Fund

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“Back in 1959, President Eisenhower and Soviet Premier Khrushchev took a break from their summit and walked in the woods around Camp David. Khrushchev, in his memoirs, relates a conversation in which the president complains of how hard it is to resist the military’s demands for more money. Military leaders, said Eisenhower, invariably insist the US will fall behind the Soviet Union unless he gives them the money for this or that weapon system. “They keep grabbing for more, and I keep giving it to them.” He asked Khrushchev if that was also the case in the USSR. “It’s just the same,” said Khrushchev, who went on to describe virtually the same script. “Yes,” said the president, “that’s what I thought.””

Author: Mel Gurtov
Published in: Counterpunch http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/06/23/the-pentagon-slush-fund/
Mel Gurtov Blog https://mgurtov.wordpress.com/2015/06/01/post-79-the-pentagon-slush-fund/
Gilmer Free Press http://www.gilmerfreepress.net/index.php/fpopin/the_pentagon_slush_fund/
Antiwar http://original.antiwar.com/mel_gurtov/2015/06/26/the-pentagon-slush-fund/
Information Clearing House http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article42259.htm
Las Vegas Informer http://lasvegas.informermg.com/2015/06/25/pentagon-slush-fund/
The Sierra County Prospect http://www.sierracountyprospect.org/2015/06/23/what-khrushchev-thought-62415/
The 4th Media http://www.4thmedia.org/2015/06/the-pentagon-slush-fund/
The Sabine Index http://archives.etypeservices.com/Sabine1/Magazine90089/Publication/Magazine90089.pdf
The News International http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-9-325883-The-slush-fund
Date: June 1,23,24,25,27,28,2015

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