If you think banking is the only industry where some companies are considered too big to fail,...

|By:, SA News Editor

If you think banking is the only industry where some companies are considered too big to fail, Joe Nocera writes, you need to visit military investment conferences where high-ranking Pentagon officials are conspicuous - and dispensing advice, like encouraging mergers among smaller contractors while frowning on tie-ups among the majors (like BA, LMT, GD, NOC, RTN).