The distance from Dubai to Kabul is just over 1,000 nm. That's about two and a half hours in a Hawker 400XP — more than enough time to contemplate what might be awaiting in Afghanistan's war-ravaged capital. I know the unsettling feeling, because I made the trip in August 2007 on assignment for Aviation Week & Space Technology. As editor-in-chief, I wanted to see for myself the value that U.S military contractors provided to the U.S government. At the time, one company was working ...


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