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2005

Iraq: US troops, contractors increasingly at odds

06/14/05

In a late May incident, 16 US military contractors, all former US military personnel, were detained for three days by US Marines in Fallujah, Iraq. The military contractors say they were abused and humiliated by the US troops, a charge which the US military has said is 'categorically untrue.' 'I never in my career have treated anybody so inhumane,' one of the contractors, Rick Blanchard, a former Florida state trooper, wrote in an email quoted in the Los Angeles Times. 'They treated us like insurgents, roughed us up, took photos, hazed [bullied] us, called us names.' The Los Angeles Times reported on Saturday the incident has not only underlined the problems that exist between military and civilian contractors in Iraq, but has also once again called into question the way the US military treats suspects and detainees...

//www.csmonitor.com/2005/0613/dailyUpdate.html

from Christian Science Monitor


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