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CAPE FEAR MEMORIAL BRIDGE CLOSURE: UPDATES, RESOURCES, AND CONTEXT

Retired U.S. military officials are on the payroll of foreign governments. Is that a problem?

Hundreds of retired U.S. military officials — including scores of generals — are getting paid by foreign governments to share their expertise. A new Washington Post investigation uncovers the extent of the issue and how it raises concerns about oversight, ethics and national security.

Here & Now‘s Eric Westervelt talks with Washington Post investigative reporter Craig Whitlock.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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