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Appearing by remote access from San Francisco, Steve Fainaru talked about his book Big Boy Rules: America’s Mercenaries Fighting in Iraqread more

Appearing by remote access from San Francisco, Steve Fainaru talked about his book Big Boy Rules: America’s Mercenaries Fighting in Iraq (Da Capo Press; November 10, 2008). Steve Fainaru talked about his time spent embedded with private security contractors in Iraq. He discussed how private security in Iraq is exempt from Iraqi law and U.S. government oversight. He has also written a report on the Blackwater Company. Steve Fainaru is the winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize in international reporting for the series in the Washington Post which was the basis for this book. Mr. Fainaru responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. close

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First Aired:
Dec 24, 2008 | 8:20am EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Dec 24, 2008 | 12:41pm EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Dec 24, 2008 | 8:20am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 24, 2008 | 12:41pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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