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State Department Contracts

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.

Report: State Department Readies Billions For Mercenaries, Possibly Including Blackwater, Despite Hillary Clinton's Pledge

Wired | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Get ready to meet America's new mercenaries. They could be the same as the old ones. Two State Department sources who requested anonymity say a new m...