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Blackwater Investigation Blocked By State Department Interference, Official Says

05/03/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

WASHINGTON -- An official at the United States Embassy in Iraq has told federal prosecutors that he believes that State Department officials sought to block any serious investigation of the 2007 shooting episode in which Blackwater Worldwide security guards were accused of murdering 17 Iraqi civilians, according to court testimony made public on Tuesday.

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