Obama Has 250,000 'Contractors' Deployed in Iraq and AfghanistanQuicklink submitted by Margaret Bassett Permalink
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|According to new statistics released by the Pentagon, with Barack Obama as commander in chief, there has been a 23% increase in the number of "Private Security Contractors" working for the Department of Defense in Iraq in the second quarter of 2009 and a 29% increase in Afghanistan, which "correlates to the build up of forces" in the country. These numbers relate explicitly to DoD security contractors.|
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