Ex-SAS Flock to Iraq - and Earn 1,000 a Day as Bodyguards

(Telegraph-UK) Andrew Alderson - Hundreds of ex-servicemen, former members of the SAS and other elite British regiments, are earning up to £1,000 a day providing armed protection for Western businessmen in Baghdad, Basra, and other Iraqi cities. Many of the security men have been involved in shoot-outs with supporters of Saddam Hussein's deposed regime, bandits, and kidnappers who are targeting foreign businessmen.

2003-10-15 00:00:00

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