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Would Blackwater Lie?

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Isenberg

Politico has just published a story about Carl Levin releasing letters he wrote regarding his investigation of a Blackwater "shell" company in Afghanistan, Paravant.

RNC Will NOT Hold Fundraising Meeting At Blackwater Compound

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: A Xe spokesman has told Talking Points Memo that they are unaware of any plans for the RNC to hold a fundraiser at their Moyock, N.C. facility...

The Get Out of Jail and Stay on Contract Free Card

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Isenberg

On May 5, 2009, two men working in Afghanistan for the private military contractor Paravant killed two Afghani civilians. Now, the company argues it's not liable for the deaths because they occurred after work hours.

Blackwater Took Hundreds Of US Weapons From Military, Afghan Police Using 'South Park' Alias

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON - A Senate investigation accuses the Army of turning a blind eye when a Blackwater subsidiary hired violent drug users to help train the Af...

Ex-Blackwater Guards Arrested In Afghan Murders: Journalist Jeremy Scahill Predicts More Violence (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two former employees of a subsidiary to the security company formerly known as Blackwater were arrested Thursday for the murder of two Afghan civilian...

Contractors In Afghanistan Shooting Say They're Scapegoats For Blackwater

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two U.S. security contractors involved in the shooting death of an Afghan civilian said they were pressured to say they had been drinking in order to ...