The Carlyle Group is a massive “private equity firm,” which raises money from wealthy individuals and companies, and then reinvests the money into private defense companies with extremely high profit margins. It is made up of well known politicians such as George Bush, Sr. and James Baker, and it is one of the most powerful elements of the “military industrial complex,” which is a business built around the defense industry being so large and powerful that it able to influence the politics of war. This video discusses the structure of the group and explains its history of many abuses.
Here’s part two of our series about Edward Snowden, Booz Allen Hamiton, and the Carlyle Group. The further you look into this kind of topic, the more interesting things get, especially when you bump into a bin Laden along the way. Watch all the way through, share the video, and give us your comments.