Private Security Guards and the War in Iraq

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On Capitol Hill today, Blackwater USA got a grilling about its private security guards.  Are they highly-paid mercenaries out of control or skilled professionals taking on risky assignments so Marines and soldiers can focus on combat? Also, a historic meeting in North Korea and, on Reporter's Notebook, Israel has officially conceded midnight raid last month on Syrian territory.

Erik Prince, chairman of the Prince Group, LLC and Blackwater USA, testifies during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on Capitol Hill.
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