Tuesday, August 23, 2016

We are all Neocons now: Jeff Bezos (Washington Post, Amazon, military supplier), Eric Schmidt (Google) appointed to Pentagon advisory board, July 2016

Jeff Bezos and Eric Schmidt were recently named to a new Pentagon advisory board. Bezos also has financial interest in a company hoping to sell its product to the US military:

 7/26/16, "Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jeff Bezos Join Defense Innovation Board," DefenseNews.com, Aaron Mehta

"Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, Amazon head Jeff Bezos and former Obama administration official Cass Sunstein are among the newest names to join Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s new Defense Innovation Advisory Board.

Carter announced those names as part of a list of ten new members for the board, which he created in March to advise the Pentagon on technology innovation issues. The board is headed by Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Alphabet, the Google parent company....

But the biggest names are Tyson...and Bezos, the Amazon founder who also owns The Washington Post. Bezos is also the head of Blue Origin, a space launch company working with the United Launch Alliance to develop a new engine for military launch."...


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