Download e-book for kindle: A Bloody Business: America's War Zone Contractors and the by Gerry Schumacher,Steve Gansen

By Gerry Schumacher,Steve Gansen

As the U.S. military shrinks, a personal military steps into the breach. A Bloody Business deals an remarkable glance behind the curtain and into the ranks of this mercenary strength (numbering as many as 15,000 this day) who shield provide convoys, teach international infantrymen, offer safety for international leaders and dignitaries—and whose places of work are the main risky scorching 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 offers 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 was once 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 facet of the Iraq struggle. contains motion at the provide strains and entrance traces of this targeted clash, and the tales of the contractors who dwell it each day.

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