Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication DataKidwell, Deborah C., 1959-Public war, private ght? : the United States and private military companies / by Deborah C. Kidwellp. cm.Includes bibliographical references.1. United States--Armed Forces--Procurement. 2. United States--Armed Forces--Procurement--History--21st century. 3. Iraq War, 2003--Engineering and construc-tion. 4. Iraq War, 2003--Equipment and supplies. 5. War on Terrorism, 2001--Engineering and construction. 6. War on Terrorism, 2001--Equipment and supplies.7. Defense industries--United States--History--21st century. 8. War--Protection of civilians. I. Title.UC263.K5 2005355.4’1’0973--dc222005019980CSI Press publications cover a variety of military history topics. The viewsexpressed in this CSI Press publication are those of the author and not necessarilythose of the Department of the Army or the Department of Defense.A full list of CSI press publications, many of them available for downloading, can be found at <http://cgsc.leavenworth, army.mil/carl/resources/csi/csi.asp>.