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Iraq War / Security Contractors #883815

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 05, 2007
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice ordering more oversight for private security firms operating in Iraq noted.

(Baghdad: Richard Engel) A look at private security contractors in Iraq presented; details given about their role helping the military, accusations against the Blackwater firm of murdering civilians, and new legislation that will make contractors subject to Iraqi law. [Private security gunner Chris PROHASKA‡- talks about the job; says we should have to follow the rules like anyone else.] [Army Corps of Engineers Gen. Michael WALSH††- says the private contractors he’s seen work very professionally.]

Williams, Brian;
Engel, Richard

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