No Legal System to Deal with Rogue Security Firms in Iraq
On the margins of the Iraq war, a parallel army of 100,000 has been doing the jobs unable to be tackled by an overstretched U.S. military, either because they cannot or will not take on these jobs. You may know them as "security contractors," and they operate outside the rules of engagement. Fainaru traveled with several of them and found out why they came to Iraq, revealing a brutally honest portrait of these individuals. Here Fainaru talks about a certain incident with the mercs.