In an enlightening article posted on the Nation website on Thursday, Naomi Klein unravels the mystery of
Much of this growth has been in the so-called "homeland security" sector. Before 9/11 homeland security barely existed as an industry…The key products and services are high-tech fences, unmanned drones, biometric IDs, video and
…Israeli defense giant Elbit, which plans to showcase its Hermes 450 and 900 unmanned air vehicles. As recently as May, according to press reports,
I think that more or less speaks for itself. Klein’s new book, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, which she says explores these issues in greater detail is due out 18 September.