Shopping in Baghdad

Now that half of the US troops in Iraq aren’t troops (they’re private mercenaries), supplying weapons has run into a snag. To get around the problem, private mercenary contractors are using US funds to shop for weaponry at open-air bazaars comprising the black market for weapons in Iraq. The obvious question, of course, is “Where are the black marketeers getting US weaponry to sell to US private mercenaries?”

~ by Jay Taber on September 18, 2009.

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