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RE: [casi] Unleashed onto Iraq: Scandalous DynCorp

Thank you Andreas.  If anyone hears information about who is to fund the
contracts specified by the US government, please do let the list know.

> The recruiter told the reporter
> he could expect a salary of $80,000 plus 'hazard bonuses'.

The highest calculation of the annual average salary in Iraq that I can
produce is $3,000 (the CIA's 2001 GDP estimate of $59 bn divided by a
population estimate of 20 mn).  Iraqis have already been conscious that UN
staff have been paid very generously from Iraq's oil income.  If their
occupiers are as well, then I imagine that relations will rapidly sour.

More generally, on the question of DynCorp, I would benefit from contextual
information: is DynCorp unusual in its series of scandals or is this
something that typifies all similar firms?


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