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In Their Shoes: Foreign Contractors in Iraq

The following clips are taken from the documentary “Someone Else’s War,” which tells the story of the more than 30,000 low-wage workers from South and Southeast Asia who “do the dirty work on U.S. military bases.” The documentary was directed and produced by Lee Wang.

A war-zone workers provides a behind-the-scenes look into a kitchen on a U.S. military base in northern Iraq. (Courtesy: “Someone Else’s War”)

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An American contractor talks about the deplorable living conditions of third country nationals in Iraq. (Courtesy: “Someone Else’s War”)

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