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Blackwater Worldwide

Blackwater Founder In Deal To Sell Company

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

RALEIGH, N.C. — An investment group with ties to the founder of the company formerly known as Blackwater announced Friday that it has bought the...

The Prince and the Punishment

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Brauchli

It's hard to understand why Erik Prince is mad. His company, Xe, is once again able to bid on and get contracts with the government and won't be subject to criminal charges.

Blackwater Founder Erik Prince Moves To Abu Dhabi, Records Say

New York Times | James Risen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Erik Prince, whose company, Blackwater Worldwide, is for sale and whose former top managers are facing criminal charges, has left the United States an...

Gary Jackson Accused: Feds Blast Ex-Blackwater President's 'Sheer Arrogance,' 'Scofflaw Attitude'

AP | MIKE BAKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. — Federal prosecutors launched a scathing assessment of Blackwater Worldwide's former president Wednesday, declaring in an initial...

Gary Jackson: Ex-Blackwater President Indicted On Conspiracy, Weapons Charges

AP | MIKE BAKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. — The former president of Blackwater Worldwide was charged Friday with using straw purchases to stockpile automatic weapons at the...

Biden: US To Appeal Dismissal Of Blackwater Case

AP | MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD — The U.S. will appeal a court decision dismissing manslaughter charges against five Blackwater Worldwide guards involved in a deadly 20...

Blackwater Said To Approve Iraqi Payoffs After Shootings

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Former top executives at Blackwater Worldwide say the U.S. security contractor sent about $1 million to its Iraq office with the intention of paying o...

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...

Ex-Blackwater Workers May Return To Iraq Jobs

New York Times | ROD NORDLAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Late last month Blackwater Worldwide lost its billion-dollar contract to protect American diplomats here, but by next month many if not most of its pr...

Blackwater In Iraq: Won't Be Allowed To Work There

AP | BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Gunmen apparently targeting political candidates staged attacks around Iraq on Thursday, leaving at least three people dead as Iraqi f...