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$3bn to be Spent on 5,100 US Mercenaries for Iraq

Speaking to the Commission on Wartime Contracting, Undersecretary of State Patrick Kennedy (pictured) said that the State Department intends to spend approximately $3 billion hiring 5,100 private security contractors to serve in Iraq. The State Department has repeatedly discussed the creation of this force for after the withdrawal of U.S. military forces from Iraq, which […]