When the US goes to war, corporate America goes too.
There are contracts for caterers, tanker drivers, security guards and even interrogators, many of them through companies with links to the White House.
Now more than 70 whistleblower cases threaten to reveal the scandals behind billions of dollars worth of waste, theft and corruption during the Iraq war.
Last night's Panorama told the story of what "may well turn out to be the largest war profiteering in history". If you weren't able to watch the programme, you can watch a trailer here and you can see the whole programme shortly on the BBC's iplayer. And I particularly urge those of you who still think the Iraq war was about 'spreading democracy' or 'liberating' the Iraqi people, to take a look.