How Dick Cheney and USA-Engage Subvert Democracy

Before Dick Cheney was selected as George W. Bush’s running mate, EarthRights International (ERI) had decided to look into oil services giant Halliburton, where Cheney was CEO.The reason for our interest was Halliburton’s prominent role in a corporate coalition called USA-Engage, an offshoot of the National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) that has become an obstacle to democracy movements in the United States and in Burma, two countries where ERI works actively.

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