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Critics See No Savings from Military Outsourcing

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Critics See No Savings from Military Outsourcing

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Critics See No Savings from Military Outsourcing

Critics See No Savings from Military Outsourcing

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Private contactors in Iraq handle many jobs, from food delivery to helping with prisoner interrogations. The Defense Department's move toward outsourcing was undertaken to cut military costs significantly. But many critics say the promised cost-savings aren't being realized. NPR's Laura Sydell reports.