US contractors role in war

Security firms ponder their future after a report criticises some for Afghanistan role.

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    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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