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Iraq War Contractors

Christina Wilkie

Abu Ghraib Torture Victims Ordered To Pay U.S. Contractor's Legal Fees

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A federal judge on Wednesday ordered four Iraqis who were imprisoned at the infamous Abu Ghraib prison to pay nearly $14,000 in legal fe...

Christina Wilkie

Iraq War Contractors Still Fighting -- In Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Donald Rumsfeld declared war on the Pentagon bureaucracy on a quiet, sunny Monday seven months into his tenure as secretary of defense. ...

Congress Urged To Resolve Gap On Scofflaw Contractors

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 04.02.2013 | World

WASHINGTON — With thousands of civilian contractors remaining in Iraq and Afghanistan, Justice Department officials want Congress to resolve a l...

Jason Linkins

Blackwater And Private Security Firms Just Can't Be Disqualified From Winning Lucrative Government Contracts, No Matter What They Do

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Spencer Ackerman has been doing some stellar reporting on the who's who among the private security contractors that have gotten a share of the State Department's $10 billion Worldwide Protective Services contract.

Is Halliburton Forgiven and Forgotten?

Pratap Chatterjee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Pratap Chatterjee

How did Halliburton, once branded the ugly stepchild of Dick Cheney and a poster child of war profiteering, receive absolution from anti-war activists and the media?

AIG, Others Routinely Denying Care To Contractors Injured In Iraq, Afghanistan

ProPublica | T. Christian Miller and Doug Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Civilian workers who suffered devastating injuries while supporting the U.S. war effort in Iraq and Afghanistan have come home to a grinding battle fo...

Death of My Friend's Son in Iraq Finally Sparks Pentagon Probe

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

The Pentagon has just ordered electrical inspections of all buildings in Iraq maintained by KBR, the major military contractor.

Jason Linkins

U.S. Military Contractor 'Used Armored Cars To Transport Prostitutes'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Over at Muckraked, we get news that "a panel of whistleblowers" testifying before a Senate committee yesterday dropped a dime on their employer, milit...

2005 Use of Riot Gas by Blackwater Leaves Questions

NY Times | James Risen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The helicopter was hovering over a Baghdad checkpoint into the Green Zone, one typically crowded with cars, Iraqi civilians and United States military...

Pentagon Won't Probe KBR Rape Charges

ABC's The Blotter | Justin Rood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Defense Department's top watchdog has declined to investigate allegations that an American woman working under an Army contract in Iraq was raped ...

ABC Obtains First Images Of Blackwater Firefight

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ABC News has obtained the first images of the controversial September 16 shooting incident involving Blackwater security forces. The still images, t...

$6 Billion In Iraq Contracts Under Criminal Investigation

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Military officials said Thursday that contracts worth $6 billion to provide essential supplies to American troops in Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan -- i...