National Affairs: Haying in the Ram

Haying in the Rain Digging into reports of wasteful construction on U.S. air bases overseas, the Senate Preparedness subcommittee last week heard some disturbing testimony. Items:

Cf Workers recruited in the U.S. and taken to Greenland to build the base at Thule (on the island's far northwestern rim, some 650 miles above the Arctic Circle) were paid $3,000,000 in wages before they reached the site.

C| In French Morocco, where the U.S. is building five bases, $2,000,000 worth of material was stolen during storage. <J Not until a construction camp had been built at...

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