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Iraq / Attacks / Fallujah / Contract Workers / Nordland Interview #751810

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Apr 01, 2004
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The background about civilian contract workers like those killed yesterday in Fallujah, Iraq, presented; details given about the private company Blackwater Security Consulting & its role in Iraq. [National security analyst Ken ROBINSON†- outlines the contractors' capabilities.] [Kroll-Crucible Security Chris BOYD†- says the job pays well.] [Contractor Tom BRUDENELL-BRUCE†- cites the dangers.] [At Halliburton's job fair in Houston, draftsman Carlos AGUILAR†- comments.] Statement from the Blackwater Website quoted.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with "Newsweek"'s Baghdad bureau chief Rod Nordland† about what happened in Fallujah. [From Baghdad, NORDLAND - outlines the mysteries about what Blackwater was doing in a "hot" place like Fallujah; states they were basically attacked because they were foreigners in Iraq; offers a perspective on the attitude of the opposition people in Fallujah & elsewhere who are attacking anyone foreign or associated with foreigners.]

Brown, Aaron

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