War Contractors Come Under Fire For Human Trafficking

Law360, New York (November 9, 2011, 4:24 PM EST) -- Human trafficking carried out by subcontractors for the U.S. military in Iraq and Afghanistan, a long-tolerated problem, could finally see some reform as contract fraud and labor abuses that threaten U.S. policy goals come under congressional scrutiny, experts say.

Contractors and the U.S. government know about egregious labor violations among subcontractors supporting the U.S. war efforts, but seem not to care, despite evidence that the actions of unscrupulous subcontractors discredit the U.S. and undermine American diplomatic and military goals, according to the House Oversight and Government...
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