As Iraq, Afghan wars end, private security firms adapt




 
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As Iraq, Afghan wars end, private security firms adapt
 
October 21st, 2012  
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As Iraq, Afghan wars end, private security firms adapt
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - On a rooftop terrace blocks from the White House, a collection of former soldiers and intelligence officers, executives and contractors drink to the international private security industry. The past decade - particularly the U.S.-led wars in Iraq and Afghanistan - provided rich pickings for firms providing private armed guards, drivers and other services that would once have been performed by uniformed soldiers. But as the conflicts that helped create the modern industry wind down, firms are having to adapt to survive. ...




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