John Burnett. He's pictured in his office at the company's Houston headquarters in this photo. Critics believe Vice President Dick Cheney steered the work to the company, where he served as chief executive officer from to
The way the Bush administration operates. The Haliburton affair: conflict of interest at its worst. The issue of the company Haliburton represents the worst, in terms of conflict of interest and even corruption.
Halliburton Company is an American multinational corporation. One of the world's largest oil field service companies, it has operations in more than 70 countries. The company has dual headquarters located in Houston and in Dubaiand it remains incorporated in the United States.
Well before the Bush administration launched its war against Baghdad, U. But because companies with close ties to the White House, such as Halliburton, Bechtel, and the Carlyle Group have been awarded multi-million dollar contracts in postwar Iraq, questions are now being raised about the appearance of ethical impropriety and conflicts of interest. The revolving door between big business and government is easily illustrated in the Bush White House.
The Bush campaign maintains that Mr. Cheney has cut his ties with Halliburton and that the administration has given the company no special treatment. At a community center in Albuquerque on Sept.
Having ensured the continued flow of cheap oil from the Gulf by waging a war with Iraq, and after his boss, George Bush's ouster from office by Clinton inDick Cheney turned his attention to the corporate world. In he joined the American Enterprise Institute in Washington as a senior fellow. In October of he became president and chief executive officer of the Halliburton Company in Dallas, Texas.
What did Dick Cheney know? The US supreme court decided earlier this week that it will allow a nine-year-old lawsuit against Halliburton to proceed. The case isn't about Iraq, or even the Nigerian bribery scandalbut about asbestos and whether or not company management misled shareholders. Most people assume that Halliburton made a fortune when Cheney, who had just left his previous job as secretary of defence, took over the company in
Halliburton woke up Friday, determined to debunk a film by Robert Greenwald that it has not seen. You have to wonder just what Halliburton's CEO and department of agitation and propaganda are thinking. It's worth pausing to recall the insidious nature of Halliburton's role in the invasion and occupation of Iraq.