The Iraqi armed services are likely to target widely-hated American security contractors when they lose their immunity to Iraqi law under a new agreement between the
The main American concession, during prolonged and rancorous negotiations over a future military relationship between the
Said Ahmed Chalabi, the veteran Iraqi politician, in an interview with The Independent: "People haven't forgotten about the Iraqis who were killed by private security men in
Mr Chalabi says it is likely that the Iraqi security forces and judiciary will go out of their way to arrest foreign security men who break Iraqi law, which they have so far flouted.
The negotiation of a US-Iraqi agreement replaces the current UN mandate for
[Excerpt of an article by Patrick Cockburn, The Independent]