I won't say I told you so. I won't say it. I won't. I promise. I really, really promise not to say it. I won't. OK, I will: A US embassy spokeswom
September 20, 2007

blackwater-logo.jpg I won't say I told you so. I won't say it. I won't. I promise. I really, really promise not to say it. I won't. OK, I will:

A US embassy spokeswoman said the decision to allow Blackwater to resume work had been taken in consultation with the Iraqi government.

The spokeswoman, Mirembe Nantongo, said Blackwater operations would be limited to essential missions only outside Baghdad's heavily-fortified Green Zone.

Killing twenty civilians over here, and a few more over there. What's the beef? I'm sure Erik Prince promised Maliki that they'd be good little mercenaries.

UPDATE: Now their guns are possibly being sold to bad guys now...

Federal prosecutors are investigating whether employees of the private security firm Blackwater USA illegally smuggled into Iraq weapons that may have been sold on the black market and ended up in the hands of a U.S.-designated terrorist organization, officials said Friday...read on

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