: 100 Days of Solidarity Iraq
US Defense Secretary has of course rejected the idea out of hand that his troops might lose their legal immunity. Meanwhile the State Department operation continues to expand:
State Department readies Washington Post reports (October 8th): The State Department is racing against an end-of-year deadline to take over
While attention in
The scale of the operation has raised concerns among lawmakers and government watchdogs, who fear the State Department will be overwhelmed by overseeing so many people, about 80 percent of them contractors.