Iraq Contractors Exceed Troops in Number According to a Wednesday article in The Los Angeles Times, private contractors in Iraq now outnumber the 160,000 American combat troops there. According to State and Defense department figures, more than 180,000 civilians are working in Iraq.
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Iraq Contractors Exceed Troops in Number

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Iraq Contractors Exceed Troops in Number

Iraq Contractors Exceed Troops in Number

Iraq Contractors Exceed Troops in Number

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According to a Wednesday article in The Los Angeles Times, private contractors in Iraq now outnumber the 160,000 American combat troops there.

According to State and Defense department figures, more than 180,000 civilians are working in Iraq. T. Christian Miller, who wrote the article, talks with Alex Cohen.

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