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Blackwater Founder Erik Prince Implicated in Murder

thenation.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A former Blackwater employee and an ex-US Marine who has worked as a security operative for the company have made a series of explosive allegations in...

Blackwater Still Working in Iraq, Providing "Armed" Guards to International Republican Institute

Jeremy Scahill | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeremy Scahill

As Blackwater gets sued again today for an alleged civilian killing in Iraq, new allegations surface about the company's continued presence there--using different corporate names.

UPDATE: Blackwater Denies Destroying Evidence In Case Of Three Iraqis Killed By Guards

The Huffington Post | Cara Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATED: Xe spokeswoman Anne Tyrrell emailed The Huffington Post to respond: "Xe has strong internal and external document preservation controls and c...

President Obama, Why Did You Pay Blackwater $70 Million in February? [Updated]

Jeremy Scahill | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeremy Scahill

With the US economy in shambles and millions of Americans struggling to make ends meet and keep their homes, Obama needs to explain to US taxpayers how they justify mega-payments to Blackwater.

Mercenary King Erik Prince Resigns as Blackwater CEO

Jeremy Scahill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeremy Scahill

Prince's resignation could be seen as a public formality in what has been a dramatic attempt to scrub all public vestiges of Blackwater.

Blackwater Expanding Domestic Reach

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

The congressmen and advocacy groups that are trying to shut Blackwater down are being branded as un-American, unpatriotic liberals by the Prince family loyalists.

Don't Believe the Hype: Blackwater is Here to Stay

Jeremy Scahill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeremy Scahill

Anyone who thinks Blackwater is in serious trouble is dead wrong. Even if -- and this is a big if -- the company pulled out of Iraq tomorrow, business has never been better and its future looks bright.

A Look Inside Blackwater's Global Ambitions

Mother Jones | Bruce Falconer and Daniel Schulman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Blackwater founder Erik Prince took his seat before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform last October, in the midst of a firest...

Blackwater Expands Into Spies For Hire

Washington Post | Dana Hedgpeth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

First it became a brand name in security for its work in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now it's taking on intelligence. The Prince Group, the holding company...