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Help Wanted: Iraq Jobs Paying $212,100 Yearly
Details Monday: 37 USG Jobs Paying $143k-$212K; Free Meals, Housing, Travel
By EASON JORDAN 08/31/2007 09:20 AM ET
President Bush and Secretary of State Rice meet with Iraq Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) leaders in Washington in March.  PRTs are joint US civilian-military units that support local leaders in an effort to empower provincial authorities.
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President Bush and Secretary of State Rice meet with Iraq Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) leaders in Washington in March. PRTs are joint US civilian-military units that support local leaders in an effort to empower provincial authorities.

Jobs go begging: The US State Department is going to new extremes to try to convince qualified Americans to join the expanding US Provincial Reconstruction Teams in Iraq.

Yet the high-paying civilian job positions remain unfilled in dozens of cases.

On Labor Day Monday, we'll tell you about those jobs, how much they pay, and why the State Department is struggling to fill those positions.

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