John A. Shaw
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John A. (Jack) Shaw is a former Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for International Technology Security and a former aide to Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld.
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- "Appointment At Commerce," New York Times, September 13, 1991.
- T. Christian Miller, "Iraq: Cellular Project Leads to U.S. Inquiry. A Pentagon official acted to award a contract to a group that included his friends," Los Angeles Times (CorpWatch.org), April 29, 2004.
- T. Christian Miller, "Defense official reportedly steered contracts to cronies," Los Angeles Times, July 7, 2004; "Pentagon Deputy's Probes in Iraq Weren't Authorized, Officials Say," Los Angeles Times (Common Dreams), July 7, 2004.
- "Berger Investigation Questioned," U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Government Reform (Common Dreams), July 27, 2004: Rep. Henry A. Waxman: "...your staff rejected my request that we write a joint letter to Defense Secretary Rumsfeld about the allegations that a political appointee, John A. Shaw, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for International Technology Security, steered Iraq contracts to friends and business associates. ... Your staff informed the minority that 'the Chairman thinks that since the matter is currently the subject of an FBI investigation that, at least for now, we will not join on your request.'"
- DoD Statement on Jack Shaw and the Iraq Telecommunications Contract, August 10, 2004; archived on Global Security website.
- Bill Gertz and Rowan Scarborough, "Shaw vindicated," Inside the Ring, August 13, 2004. (Note: This is in conflict with the July 27, 2004, letter cited above.)
- Michael Scherer with David Enders and Jason Vest, "Crossing the Lines," Mother Jones, September/October 2004.