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Blackwater Guards Found Guilty of Killing Iraqi Civilians in 2007

For years, PeacePundit has been following the controversy surrounding the contract security firm Blackwater Worldwide (later renamed Xe Services and then Academi) including accusations that Blackwater guards killed 17 unarmed civilians in an unprovoked attack in Iraq. 590 more words

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Documents: Blackwater Guards Were out Of Control

WASHINGTON (AP) — A State Department investigator warned that contractors for Blackwater Worldwide saw themselves as above the law and that the contractors, rather than department officials, were in command, according to a memo disclosed Monday. 238 more words


Postcard from Washington: In Blackwater case, USA vs. Liberty et al brings Iraq carnage home

WASHINGTON — The courtroom comes to order and a functionary in pink high heels leads the citizenry in. One hundred and eleven Washingtonians follow her onto the pews, dressed for a picnic rather than a prosecution, and brandishing umbrellas against a predicted deluge. 772 more words