From The New York Times:
U.S. Military Will Oversee Contractors
By JOHN M. BRODER and DAVID JOHNSTON
"All State Department security convoys in Iraq will now fall under military control, in a move to bring armed contractors under tighter supervision." [more].
From the United States Constitution:
Article II, Section 2 - Civilian Power over Military, Cabinet, Pardon Power, Appointments
“The President shall be Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States, and of the Militia of the several States, when called into the actual Service of the United States…”
So, therefore the president commands the folks that oversee the military contractors.
Yeah, that’s working out real well. If the US military is first now over-seeing the military contractors , who was watching them before?
This whole Iraq thing is such a cluster ^&^$#%, it's unbelievable.