Outsourcing a Warposted by Mu at 2/16/2005 11:41:00 AM
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But who controls these guys? If MSNBC is correct, noone. The provisional authority/govenment excempted them from Iraqi law, and it looks like the US military sure won't do anything about them (bad press, plus you'd have to send your own guys into harms way).
And it keeps politicians safe from war crime charges, if they can deny responsiblity for actions of their own military, whatever your outsourced local subcontractor does is surely not something to be blamed on anyone in DC.