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Isn't it surprising the head of the world's largest mercenary army is so cowardly in the face of peaceful liberals? Read more...
Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) has been a tireless opponent of U.S. Government spending on military contractors in general and Blackwater/Xe in particular, largely due to their rampant, wanton, violent behavior in Iraq and Afghanistan. This is not Read more...
Amy Goodman: The private military firm Blackwater has hired former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft as the company’s new "ethics" chief. In a statement, Blackwater said Ashcroft will serve as "independent director,” tasked with overseeing Read more...
With our economy in a state where everyone in Washington DC is claiming that we must all "share the sacrifice" in order to get our budget deficit in hand, I have to wonder what this fiasco cost us. In a news cycle dominated understandably by the Read more...
Apparently MSNBC and The New York Times were both aware of this story but did not report on it at the request of the Unites States government until The Guardian broke their embargo today and ran the story anyway. Somehow Andrea Mitchell and Steve Read more...

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As usual the foreign press is doing a better job on this than our American media. From Aljazeera, some of the latest to come out of the recent WikiLeaks Iraq War Files. Leaks reveal Blackwater excesses: Blackwater, the private security Read more...
How can a company allegedly responsible for killing 17 unarmed civilians in Baghdad in 2007 continue to get State Department and CIA contracts? CIA Di Read more...
Jeremy Scahill joined Keith Olbermann to discuss the company formerly known as Blackwater, Xe's new contracts despite their horrible record. Here's mo Read more...
Jeremy Scahill talks to Thom Hartmann about his latest article at The Nation--Blackwater and the Khost Bombing: Is the CIA Deceiving Congress?: A l Read more...
From Democracy Now--“Blackwatergate”–Private Military Firm in Firestorm of Controversy over Involvements in Iraq, Afghanistan and Germany: Bl Read more...