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US backs Afghan plan to ditch security contractors

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posted on Aug, 16 2010 @ 09:11 AM
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US backs Afghan plan to ditch security contractors


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U.S. military supports the Afghan government's plan to dissolve private security companies and is tightening oversight of its own armed contractors in the interim

NATO troops operate under firm rules spelling out conditions under which they can use deadly force.

U.S. Senate investigators said the contractor formerly known as Blackwater hired violent drug users to help train the Afghan army and declared "sidearms for everyone" — even though employees weren't authorized to carry weapons. The
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posted on Aug, 16 2010 @ 09:11 AM
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This can only be good, right now there are over 100K worth of Private contractors in Afghanistan, it's costing everyone an arm in a leg when we can't even afford prosthetics.

No more no-bid contracts please!



US Defence Secretary Robert Gates confirmed on Monday plans to leave office next year, saying he first wanted to make sure the start of the American withdrawal from Afghanistan is on track.

"I think that by next year I'll be in a position where - you know, we're going to know whether the strategy is working in Afghanistan," Gates said in an interview with the American magazine Foreign Policy.

news.smh.com.au...

No more troops either!
Also no more bases!


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posted on Aug, 16 2010 @ 10:02 AM
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they needn't worry about their jobs.
Now they will be transferred to American
City Streets for Police Duty.



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