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Still no count of U.S. contractors in Afghanistan

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posted on Nov, 3 2009 @ 09:36 AM
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Still no count of U.S. contractors in Afghanistan


www.reuters.com

* No firm count of contractors in Afghanistan

* Lack of data creates questions about oversight

* U.S. official calls for funding, new regulations

The U.S. government does not know exactly how many contractors it employs in Afghanistan, a U.S. commission said on Monday, raising basic questions about oversight of wartime operations.

Contractors in Afghanistan outnumber U.S. troops there and scandals involving misconduct by employees of private firms on the U.S. payroll in Afghanistan a
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posted on Nov, 3 2009 @ 09:36 AM
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Wow...
74,000 contractors as of June 30.

How can contractors be more than GIs?

Anyone else thinking of the roman empire?
Getting too big and that being it's own defeat?
Is America it's own worst enemy?

So.....
74K overpaid contractors, and more funding is required to count them?

Wouldn't a bunch of chimpanzees do a better job and running the country?

www.reuters.com
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