A Series Of Links To Scoop Coverage Of The F16 Purchase Decision
Parliament is currently debating the Government's decision yesterday to purchase 28 F-16s from the US Government on a
ten-year-lease at a cost of $362 million. Last year Scoop comprehensively covered the issue. The coverage begins with
the US decision to pay Pakistan back for the planes they had already paid for but had now decided to sell to New
Alastair Thompson is the co-founder of Scoop. He is of Scottish and Irish extraction and from Wellington, New Zealand. Alastair has 24 years experience in the
media, at the Dominion, National Business Review, North & South magazine, Straight Furrow newspaper and online since 1997. He is the winner of several journalism awards for business and investigative work.