The U.S. has shown its dark side in the deplorable way we have treated the thousands of Iraqis who put their lives and the lives of their families at risk by supporting our efforts in their country.

Now comes a new twist on the “abandon our friends” strategy of the Bush Administration.

While American contractors get rich off fatcat contracts in Iraq, Iraqi contractors find themselves locked out of contracts, not only at home but here in the U.S.

Iraqi contractors frozen out of U.S. – Thousands of Iraqis whose support for the U.S. war effort in Iraq has put them and their families in grave danger at home are …

[USA Today Washington News]