Flush with Profits from the Iraq War, Military Contractors See a World of Business Opportunities

The Mercenary Revolution By JEREMY SCAHILLIf you think the U.S. has only 160,000 troops in Iraq, think again. With almost no congressional oversight and even less public awareness, the Bush administration has more than doubled the size of the U.S. occupation through the use of private war companies. There are now almost 200,000 private “contractors” deployed in Iraq by Washington. This means that U.S. military forces in Iraq are Continue Reading

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