Study: Pentagon reliance on contractors hurt US in 9/11 wars
In this Oct. 27, 2010, photo a private security contractor watches a NATO supply truck drive past in the province of Ghazni, south-west of Kabul, Afghanistan. Military contractors got up to half of the $14 trillion spent by the Pentagon since 9/11, a study by Brown University’s Costs of War project and the Center for International Policy said Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. (Rahmatullah Naikzad/AP, File)
ELLEN KNICKMEYER, Associated Press
Originally Published: September 13, 2021 1:42 p.m.