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US contractors in Iraq face peril, neglect

Draw fire overseas, lack support at home

By Farah Stockman
Globe Staff / October 16, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- To many Americans, private contractors in Iraq have become a terrible symbol of a terrible war: from charred bodies hanging from a bridge in Fallujah, to interrogators at Abu Ghraib, to corruption in the reconstruction effort. (Full article: 1245 words)

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