• A member of US special forces on guard duty in Afghanistan (Photo: ussocom_ru)

Investigation

Very private security

24.04.13 @ 16:33

  1. By Andrew Rettman
  2. Andrew email

BRUSSELS - EU diplomats work in some of the world's most dangerous places. The men who guard them cost up to €17,000 each a month. But are they worth the money? Are the diplomats safe? Does the EU award the contracts fairly? Two recent fiascos in Afghanistan and Libya pose the questions. EUobserver investigates.