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US contractors role in war
Security firms ponder their future after a report criticises some for Afghanistan role.
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2010 11:01 GMT


US troops numbers have increased since Barack Obama became president. But they are still outnumbered by private companies that have been hired to carry out some US operations.

A recent US senate report found many of these private contractors are funnelling funds to Afghan regional commanders.

Tom Ackerman reports on how the contractors themselves view their future.

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Al Jazeera
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