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In Iraq, U.S. turns to more private contractors

Walter Pincus report for the Washington Post:

As American troops head out of Iraq, U.S. officials are being forced to bring in more private security contractors.

The withdrawal of the remaining troops from Iraq ā€” 33,000 at last count ā€” has caused U.S. officials to move quickly to fill a series of security gaps to ensure the continued protection of American diplomatic personnel as well as U.S. goods.

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