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By Gerry Schumacher,Steve Gansen

ISBN-10: 0760323550

ISBN-13: 9780760323557

As the U.S. military shrinks, a personal military steps into the breach. A Bloody Business bargains an extraordinary glance behind the curtain and into the ranks of this mercenary strength (numbering as many as 15,000 this day) who safeguard provide convoys, teach international squaddies, supply protection for international leaders and dignitaries—and whose places of work are the main risky sizzling spots in the world. With its insights into who those males are, what drives them, the place they arrive from, how they arrange, and what they do, this ebook presents a uniquely close-up and entire photograph of the personal military in the back of America’s army muscle.

The writer interviewed safeguard contractors and their households, high-ranking coalition officers, and used to be in Iraq, the place he witnessed how inner most squaddies fought ambushes, informed Iraqi forces, escorted high-level officers in harmful stipulations, and observed the contractor aspect of the Iraq warfare. comprises motion at the provide strains and entrance strains of this distinct clash, and the tales of the contractors who stay it each day.

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