An interesting quote in an article on private security companies in Iraq, from The Guardian:

Richard Fenning, chief executive of [British private security company] Control Risks [said]… “The situation has deteriorated. American money has dried up on reconstruction. So there is a lull…. It sounds counterintuitive, but Iraq has got too dangerous for security companies to boom there.”

[To the tune of Johann Sebastian Bach, “- Menuett I / II (s2),” from the album “The Cello Suites, Yo-Yo Ma (Disc 1)”.]