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Afghanistan lets Blackwater stay despite shakeup of security contractors | The Guardian

Blackwater looks set to survive an Afghan government clampdown on mercenaries after Hamid Karzai was forced by his western partners to abandon a complete disbandment of private security companies.

Under plans to be announced by the Afghan government this month many security contractors, whom Karzai regards as being little better than militias, will be allowed to continue operating for another year.

Read more here: Afghanistan lets Blackwater stay despite shakeup of security contractors | World news | The Guardian.

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