US Military Contractors Return To Iraq In Droves

Behind the president’s directive to ‘accelerate’ the counter-ISIS campaign came a surge in the number of contractors assisting in the campaign against ISIS.

The number of private contractors working for the U.S. Defense Department in Iraq grew eight-fold over the past year, a rate that far outpaces the growing number of American troops training and advising Iraqi soldiers battling Islamic State militants. The sharp increase, disclosed in a recent Pentagon report to Congress, underscores the

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Military Contractors Congratulate Themselves For Driving War Propaganda In 2016 Election

Oh, how the smug irony — of military contractors whose interests lie in the same continuing military action that builds international resentment and fuels extremist actions against U.S. and allied troops and civilians — hurts.


As if the United States required another reason to remain at war in perpetuity, defense contracting industry lobbyist group, Americans for Peace, Prosperity, and Security (APPS), recently praised itself for “driving the debate on foreign policy during the 2016 presidential election” — as though there were some debate concerning continued U.S.

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