The American Prospect – The Real War Dogs of Iraq

(VOA/Public Domain)

The American Prospect magazine has reported that defense contractor DGC International, responsible for fuelling U.S. bases in Iraq, is under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice for suspected corruption related to its deals in Iraqi Kurdistan. The contractor allegedly won Kurdish contracts through a secret partnership with companies owned by Mansour Barzani, the brother of Kurdistan’s prime minister.