Thursday, October 05, 2006

These dead Americans don't count...


Dahr Jamail
The US Occupation of Iraq: Casualties Not Counted

Dahr Jamail writes: "There are approximately 100,000-125,000 American civilian contractors working in Iraq and Afghanistan. Their jobs range from providing security to desk work to interrogating prisoners to driving convoy trucks to clearing unexploded ordnance.... The US Department of Labor listed 428 civilian contractor deaths and 3,963 wounded in Iraq - none of which are ever counted in the official casualty counts."

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