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US Overseas Contracts Faulted in Human Trafficking

Ten years ago, allegations erupted that U.S. contractors and subcontractors were abusing foreign nationals hired to work in Iraq, Afghanistan and other high-risk countries. Though Congress and the White House have enacted laws to protect those workers, a new report says gaps in recruitment policy and monitoring still leave them vulnerable. According to the Government Accountability Office, thousands of foreign nationals pay recruitment fees as high as a year's salary to work on U.S....

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