Democrats in Congress are taking a long look at private contractors, the second largest force in Iraq. Does outsourcing help soldiers do their jobs and save money? Does it allow for warfare without accountability? Plus, President Bush reminds the Congress that its nonbinding Iraq resolution should not curtail further funding for the war. On Reporter's Notebook, if you think Antony and Cleopatra looked like Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor, think again.
Is Warfare Being Contracted Out by the Pentagon?
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Bush Press Conference Addresses Iraq Resolution, Iran
With the House expected to pass a resolution opposing an increase of troops in Iraq, President Bush said today he's glad it's nonbinding. He said what he's concerned...
Pentagon Increasingly Outsources War Effort
The Army that cleaned latrines and did kitchen patrol is a thing of the past, with that kind of grunt work now performed by private contractors. But those aren't the only...