Troop Withdrawal from Iraq May Mean Fewer Contractors
Oct. 21, 2011
Oct. 21 (Bloomberg) -- The number of U.S. contractors in Iraq may soon be reduced as combat forces leave the country. President Barack Obama announced today U.S. service members will leave Iraq by the end of the year.
Bloomberg's Megan Hughes reports since military personnel in Iraq peaked in 2007, the number of contractors has closely followed the number of combat forces in the country. (Source: Bloomberg)