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all work undertaken by egypt is carried out to high standards of fresh milk competence and integrity when we 1st started into theater we were briefed on peruvian and colombian guards and the natural question you ask is so what do you pay for these folks and you know at the time and i'm playing off memory cells but i'm pretty good at that it was about $1000.00 to $1200.00 and then oh i don't know 6 months a year ago it became. a gun and guards at about $800.00 a month and we don't ask the question of security companies because of this lowest price technically acceptable rushed to the bottom that's what some call it. why why you're gone it's now versus proving some colombians and so we don't have a chance to get the award unless we use a gun and because there are $2.00 to $400.00 less and now in this most recent trip the company that is winning all the awards that had this was 1st started heard of
well we've got a good strategy were used in sierra leonean so you asked the question so what are we paying informants but $250.00 a month. well you know i guess rhetorically i don't expect any answer you know can we go a little lower could we find someone it's like we'll do it for boardroom you know that has such a terrible country that maybe they'll just go out of the country and be a free security guard i mean that's pretty inexpensive i say that it sounds facetious but it's real. you know you get what you pay for. the original goal was not to bring soldiers or exogenous from the poorest countries
on earth but the u.s. system requires that you pick the lowest bidder so that became the status quo in iraq to have multiple layers of foreigners as long as you're in the army and you meet certain criteria and sometimes you don't have to be in the army to meet this criteria. and the. company's self interest is different than national self interest companies are profit maximizes what they do that's natural. right now. what do you do if you know you have somebody from the philippines working for an american private all try company in afghanistan to tell somebody what jurisdiction does that person fall under we don't know.
'd in about 15 countries i've been involved in programs to reintegrate children who have served in armed forces. it's a contradiction in terms on the one hand western countries have pumped large sums of money into the reintegration of former child soldiers but now we have governments like us supporting these so-called security companies that recruit people and continue their exposure to violence and their identities as perpetrators of violence as soldiers but make it impossible to ever reintegrate into civilian life. at one time
when the markets came into account. to kill a lot of. hours on top of the time. looking down we had to exploit. i think when people are dying on the street. the explosion is all over the city and i. had a gunshot had a bomb or watch a very explosion i think about my going to what happens. when you brought you back. to the 1st team what. full force.
and i remember. so dish to watch and this is what's happened and she did you see. you. really ought to know. if you're running a con you can't get. that fighting for what i want to have an idea for you that. i should want is that you don't use it you know it's not good let me go to lunch. get this i don't have a job. it may seem like an act of free well it is not young people in sierra leone have no jobs they're desperate to feed themselves and their families and result is that it becomes harder and harder to ever find
their way back into civilian life and they may plant seeds of violence wherever they go. it is well known that young people who have extensive histories of violence and being fed drugs and manipulated over time they develop problems of impulsivity high levels of aggression. you know we pride ourselves on being a moral people trying to do the right thing what we're doing is we're exploiting people using young people who have been child soldiers deliberately sending them into the jaws of combat and further violence nothing could be worse for these young people nothing could be worse for security. there's a close connection between. this this industry and policy makers. these
about their contractors. every american who serves joins an unbroken line of heroes i am awed by their sacrifice. men in good time and no allowance and i'm going to lie have not i'm not i'm not when i go in kind of you know men have family coming in the family unit. got it out on me what the media got. there's no one going to go out and protest in the streets of a contractor's kill. country
still exercises its foreign policy the use of force and violence in these 4 regions but is using proxies contractors 3rd country nationals and in obscurity their role. you think i do that you're getting the full right i did some missions here we'll end up in afghanistan it's really your money and your tax money. doing it but make sure the politicians don't get in trouble. private military contractors makes a decision to go to war a lot easier. as part of ending
however we've got some clouds some rain spilling out of a little bit on the way of wetter weather just easing out of the black sea over towards the caspian sea but across much of the middle east is going to be fine and dry as we go through the coming days is that weather weather that cloudy or whether just fading outs of kay and that will sink his way for the south it's in these woods as we go on through thursday else where the hot sunshine continues still a little bit about average in baghdad at around 43 degrees of 44 q a city that's not quite as hot as that's across the arabian peninsula we have still got some cloud in place from the iran months on tropical storm matter because cycling made its way across armand of course we are looking at that facing out quite smartly now as it pushes this way an allowance of dry skies to come back in 36 celsius here in doha with more was some shine for the day is somewhat cooler sunshine across southern parts of africa quite a southerly bloss that is they saw
a cold direction here even across the other woman was this of the mozambique channel we want to see showers into central and southern parts of mozambique as a result of that look at the temperatures. up and 90 degrees into how this but it does warm up by the end of the week. as pretty prepares to exit the people in power investigates disturbing allegations about the tactics used by the we need campaign we know that the law was broken and we know that campaigns have to spend we know that russia tried to build a relationship with one of the key campaigns. paid breaks it people in power or knowledge is iraq. october on al-jazeera this month marks one year since the mudder of journalist jamal khashoggi joined us on october the 2nd for
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a success so empowering all one to me is standing economies. women make change on al-jazeera. the president must be held accountable no one is above the law. u.s. house democrats launch an impeachment inquiry against president donald trump he calls it a witch hunt. hello and welcome i'm david paul and you're watching us is there live from doha also coming up. the french president urges donald trump better odds than your island to hold talks saying conditions are in place for that to happen. shock and chaos in pakistan as an earthquake hits the north east at least 25 people have been killed
hundreds more injured. flying high china opens a massive multi-billion dollar airport expected to become one of the busiest in the world. so u.s. democrats have ended months of restraint in their opening a formal impeachment inquiry into the president's donald trump is accused of seeking help from ukraine damage the reputation of a political rival trump has described the move as garbage and says he will release the transcript of that phone call with his ukrainian counterpart she had her tonsils more details from washington d.c. . it's been long reporter the democratic house majority leader nancy pelosi has been against impeachment proceedings against donald trump that has changed the actions of the trump presidency revealing dishonorable fact of the president's betrayal of his oath of office betrayal of our national security and the trail of
the integrity of our elections therefore today i'm announcing the house of representatives moving forward with an official impeachment inquiry and directing our 6 committees to proceed with their investigations under that umbrella of impeachment inquiry the president must be held accountable no one is about the law police he says 2 reasons convinced her to launch the inquiry that president trump was allegedly asking the ukrainian president to investigate democratic rival joe biden and some at the white house then prevented a whistle blower's complaint about the president's request to reach congress as required by law pelosi is putting aside her affair with an impeachment investigation would allow president trump to move his base with claims of another witch hunt he maintains he's done nothing wrong and authorized the release of a transcript of his phone call with the ukrainian president selenski shortly after police he spoke trump tweeted this fund raising video ready to go containing
carefully curated sound bites from democratic politicians suggesting they were attempting to subvert the will of the people if we don't impeach this president he will get reelected it's time to stop this nonsense message amplified by the republican leader of the house i realize 2016 did not turn out the way speaker pelosi wanted it to happen but she cannot change the laws of this congress the exact details of the way forward for an impeachment inquiry remain murky but police he said it would involve the findings of the 6 inquiries already underway into the president's alleged wrongdoing you know what may take the pressure off the democrats from their electoral base increasingly angry about a lack of action against the president now. i think what you'll see from democrats is the question is this going to be a short process or a longer process so a short process means we look we we know we need to know we're not going to do a lot of investigating not we're not going to wait and turn over a lot of other stones before we have this vote in the house to impeach this guy and
then the senate will either do or will do whatever it does or doesn't do that's fine but then by putting it behind nancy pelosi all of those house candidates have said their piece and now they can go on and talk about other issues and not be hounded about this inquiry may also speed up some of the judicial attempts on the way to get key information from donald trump and his administration that so far remain secret reports say trump is determined he will not be the 3rd president in u.s. history to be impeached and whatever the short term political consequences the opening of the inquiry doesn't mean trump will eventually be convicted of high crimes and misdemeanors she ever turns the elders era was.