LA Times sues Pentagon for covering up huge bonus payouts in flawed $40 billion missile project
The Los Angeles Times is squaring off with the Pentagon, suing the Department of Defense for trying to hinder its reporting on a non-functioning $40 billion missile defense system. Journalists at the organization have long followed the program that is plagued with failures, and are now claiming the government is stonewalling them when it comes to information on massive bonuses paid to contractors who have yet to make the system operational. RT’s Lindsay France reporters from Los Angeles, and Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer (Ret.) offers analysis from Washington.
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