09/17/2007 02:55 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Blackwater Banned In Iraq; See The Short Film That Exposes These War Profiteers

Blackwater, as you may know, has been banned from Iraq for shooting civilians. Whether this ban lasts, or this business with numerous right-wing Republican connections will prevail, is yet to be seen (sadly I would bet on the latter, as some experts on warfare already have).

Yet, if you want to really know what makes Blackwater tick, from private armies to no accountability, right-wing connections and no-bid contracts, here is a short film Robert Greenwald of Brave New Films put together. Anyone wanting to better understand these war profiteers might wanto to give it a glance: