Meet the New Frontline Bloggers: Security Contractors

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Mon, May 10th, 2010 12:05 by capnasty NEWS

The frontline soldier blogs have largely come and gone--victims of the military's confusing, often contradictory, approach to social media. But you can still get unfiltered reports, straight from Afghanistan's warzones. Private security contractors are now writing the new must-read online diaries from the battlefield. And they're as raw and brutally honest as anything written by a blogger in uniform.

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