President Obama said Monday in a speech before the Disabled American Veterans national convention in Atlanta that the US military is on target to withdraw all its combat troops from Iraq by the end of August. We speak with independent journalist Jeremy Scahill who says this instead marks the beginning of a downsized and rebranded occupation that will rely heavily on private military forces.
Tuesday, August 03, 2010
Mercenaries Taking Over in Iraq? (with audio/video)
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