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As U.S. Military Exits Iraq, Contractors To Enter
World  (tags: world, politics, usa, iraq, military, private contractors, news, middle-east, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', war, society, interesting )

- 2562 days ago -
All U.S. combat forces are scheduled to leave Iraq by year's end, but there will still be a need for security. That means American troops will be replaced by a private army whose job will be to protect diplomats.
US Defense Department: $300B to Private Contractors to "Engage and Inspire" Iraqis
World  (tags: Defense Department, Iraq, publicity, military budget, private contractors, propaganda )

- 3518 days ago -
As Americans are wondering about their paychecks, retirement and for some, their next meal, the military has contracted with four private firms to sell "the American way" to the Iraqi people. If they know what's good for them they won't listen.
Blackwater Sues Families of Employees Killed in Fallujah
World  (tags: Iraq, private contractors, Blackwater, corporate greed, Fallujah )

- 3999 days ago -
After Blackwater lost a series of appeals all the away to the U.S. Supreme Court, Blackwater has now changed its tactics and is suing the dead men's estates for $10 million to silence the families and keep them out of court.

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