Jeremy Scahill

Fellow at the Nation Institute

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Fellow at the Nation Institute and author of Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army

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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.

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.

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