June 30, 2014

Before Shooting in Iraq, a Warning on Blackwater

WASHINGTON — Just weeks before Blackwater guards fatally shot 17 civilians at Baghdad’s Nisour Square in 2007, the State Department began investigating the security contractor’s operations in Iraq.

But the inquiry was abandoned after Blackwater’s top manager there issued a threat: “that he could kill” the government’s chief investigator and.. Read more.

NY Times

Related,
Blackwater: 'Iraq For Sale' (video) - Bonus scene

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