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Role of Contractors in Iraq Questioned

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Role of Contractors in Iraq Questioned

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Role of Contractors in Iraq Questioned

Role of Contractors in Iraq Questioned

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The killing of four U.S. civilians working for a private security contractor raise doubts about whether employees of private firms receive adequate training and oversight. The U.S. military is increasingly giving such businesses more responsibility in Iraq — including jobs that U.S. troops have traditionally done. Hear NPR's Eric Westervelt.

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