Private Security Contractors in Afghanistan

Senate Armed Services Committee Chair Carl Levin briefed reporters about the findings of a year-long committee investigation into the… read more

Senate Armed Services Committee Chair Carl Levin briefed reporters about the findings of a year-long committee investigation into the operations of some private security contractors in Afghanistan. The committee report contends that some contractors have paid and armed Afghan warlords and strongmen to provide security for various sites or activities around the country, and that some of those security forces have in turn worked against and even killed coalition and Afghan forces.  close

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Private Security Contractors in Afghanistan

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Program ID:
295874-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 7, 2010
Last Aired:
Oct 9, 2010

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  • Oct 07, 2010 | 5:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 07, 2010 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 08, 2010 | 12:26am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 09, 2010 | 5:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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