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What One Company's Vanishing Act Tells Us About The Private Security Industry

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism

February 5, 2019

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism- Yesterday we published an investigation into the strange vanishing act of private security firm Sabre International Security - once one of the biggest contractors in US-occupied Iraq - and what happened to its Nepalese and Indian workforce when tragedy struck in Kabul in 2016.

Ori Swed, director of the Peace, War and Social Conflict Lab at Texas Tech University, told the Bureau that the industry has "expanded in terms of functions, it expanded geographically, and since China got into the game we have more companies."

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