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3 June 2007

The security industry: Britain's private army in Iraq

Author: Andrew Johnson, Marie Woolf and Raymond Whitaker, Independent [UK]

...as we grow more reliant on [foreign security guards working in Iraq], their future is perilous in a country without rules...[T]he abduction [of four British security guards] has cast light on the way Iraq's bloody chaos has given birth to an entire...

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29 May 2007

Private contractors working in Iraq

Author: BBC

Estimates on the number of private security contractors working in Iraq vary widely...The five Britons kidnapped [in] Iraq...included four bodyguards employed by Canadian security firm GardaWorld, along with one person thought to be from US management...

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20 June 2003

Iraq: New Amnesty Intl. report on reconstruction process addresses concerns to occupying powers & private companies

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20 June 2003

Iraq: On Whose Behalf? Human Rights and the Economic Reconstruction Process in Iraq

Author: Amnesty International

includes concerns addressed to companies [refers to Shell, Iraqi National Oil Co., Bechtel, BearingPoint [formerly KPMG Consulting], Booz Allen Hamilton, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, IBM, Kellogg Brown & Root, Halliburton,...

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