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Jeremy Scahill has an article up now at the Nation outlining the details of this story. The company frequently known as Blackwater and frequently dissed for re-branding itself as the Scientology-...
by itsbenj
Comment Count 567 comments on Tue Aug 04, 2009 at 01:31 PM PDT with 813 Recommends
at Alternet this morning. It is by Rachel Tabachnick, and is ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 182 comments on Sat May 07, 2011 at 03:10 AM PDT with 723 Recommends
From The New York Times : WASHINGTON — Just weeks before Blackwater guards fatally shot 17 civilians at Baghdad’s Nisour Square in 2007, the State Department began investigating the security ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 303 comments on Sun Jun 29, 2014 at 08:58 PM PDT with 572 Recommends
Breaking From the NY Times... Top executives at Blackwater Worldwide authorized secret payments of ...
by trifecta
Comment Count 223 comments on Tue Nov 10, 2009 at 03:16 PM PST with 532 Recommends
Update!! Amy Goodman and Jeremy Scahill discuss the ruling this morning on DemocracyNow! ...
by primarydoc
Comment Count 157 comments on Fri Oct 23, 2009 at 01:34 AM PDT with 359 Recommends
It must be. After all, Sally Quinn, wife of former legendary editor of the Washington Post Ben Bradlee and author of the "On Faith" part of the paper, wrote that U.S. military should put religious ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 180 comments on Sun Apr 28, 2013 at 12:33 PM PDT with 336 Recommends
Robert O'Harrow Jr. and Dana Hedgpeth, reporting for the Washington Post , have a background story — '
by Magnifico
Comment Count 163 comments on Sat Oct 13, 2007 at 02:41 AM PDT with 253 Recommends
The sentences in the Nisour Square massacre trial have been handed down, following convictions in October of last year. From Reuters : (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Monday handed down lengthy ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 47 comments on Mon Apr 13, 2015 at 02:02 PM PDT with 160 Recommends
The New York Times is reporting tonight that: A federal appeals court on Friday reopened the criminal case against four former American military contractors accused of ...
by noweasels
Comment Count 53 comments on Fri Apr 22, 2011 at 10:42 PM PDT with 128 Recommends
I suppose your point of view depends upon who is trying to kill you at the time? If a foreign government ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 104 comments on Mon May 16, 2011 at 11:48 PM PDT with 109 Recommends
The hearing is titled "Private Security Firms in Iraq" will cover "the mission and performance ...
by Ellicatt
Comment Count 289 comments on Tue Oct 02, 2007 at 07:57 AM PDT with 76 Recommends
UPDATE: GO TO PART 5 HERE The hearing is titled "Private Security Firms in Iraq" will ...
by MKinTN
Comment Count 269 comments on Tue Oct 02, 2007 at 09:51 AM PDT with 67 Recommends
On July 13, 1863, ten days after the Union victory at Gettysburg, riots erupted in New York City . It wasn't a celebration of the ...
by NCrissieB
Comment Count 237 comments on Sat Aug 08, 2009 at 04:28 AM PDT with 66 Recommends
"Gap-filler": that's how Blackwater USA founder Erik Prince characterized the function of ...
by srkp23
Comment Count 37 comments on Sun Oct 14, 2007 at 11:41 AM PDT with 65 Recommends
Waxman and Watson are my heroes! uNf! I'm not 100% today, so this is a cheap cut 'n paste job. On to the sandbox! The hearing is titled "Private Security Firms in Iraq" will ...
by Cedwyn
Comment Count 215 comments on Tue Oct 02, 2007 at 10:51 AM PDT with 58 Recommends
Just a few good mercs. Blackwater Worldwide has a -worthy- scary competitor these days; one that has or soon will eclipse its ...
by markthshark
Comment Count 70 comments on Mon Mar 31, 2008 at 05:42 PM PDT with 56 Recommends
First, start by prosecuting these guys . That one is a no-brainer. Or maybe put some ...
by thereisnospoon
Comment Count 41 comments on Mon Jun 27, 2011 at 10:00 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
Since the U.S.'s invasion into Iraq and Afghanistan, many American lives have changed. So many lives lost in a fight that is viewed by most of the country and world as unjust. So many families ...
by LiberalLucy
Comment Count 31 comments on Sun Apr 29, 2007 at 07:53 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
Tulip Time 2010 decided to invite Erik Prince (Blackwater) to come to the Governor's luncheon before the first parade of the festival. Erik of course talked about ...
by Mlle L
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed May 05, 2010 at 06:31 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
Today , 2 more Blackwater guards were arrested. Erik Prince's Blackwater/Xe is still operating under expanded contracts in several ...
by catilinus
Comment Count 47 comments on Thu Jan 07, 2010 at 05:53 PM PST with 41 Recommends