This was fair balanced coverage of a complicated issue. Historical context was given, experts quoted, many hyperlinks provided, and a sympathetic viewpoint to the difficulties faced by various parties offered.
I look forward to the conclusion of the series. This was part two of three.
Why is our government slowly decending the defense our our nation into the hands of the private sector? We could be at the mercy of profit driven military-industrial corporations and their war profiteering. Once our government has handed over to contractors major chunks of military functions and the military is no longer equipped to handle our defense, we are a country will be at their mercy. The military will no longer be controlled by the people, but by corporate greed. Who knows what that would look like. Considering what I read in this article, it doesn't look good. Are we as Americans just giving away our democracy to private interest and not to the people's interest?