US contractors role in war

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


    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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