Blackwater under the microscope

Blackwater will be testifying before Congress tomorrow. It appears that there was a 2005 shooting that they tried to cover up. Oh and the State Department just released a report which “proves” that Blackwater was not at fault in this latest shooting.

Update: Video added.

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From WaPo:

Blackwater USA is an out-of-control outfit indifferent to Iraqi civilian casualties, according to a critical report released Monday by a key congressional committee.

Among the most serious charges against the prominent security firm is that Blackwater contractors sought to cover up a June 2005 shooting of an Iraqi man and the company paid, with State Department approval, the families of others inadvertently killed by its guards. (more…)

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