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Tag Archives: Blackwater
David Isenberg Author, ‘Shadow Force: Private Security Contractors in Iraq’ The State Department Tells Us How They Really Felt: Part 1 Posted: 02/17/2012 2:25 pm Perhaps the old saying that good things come to those who wait is true. Three … Continue reading
Blackwater Worker Can’t Avoid Taxes on War-Zone Pay, Court Says Employees of private security contractors in Iraq and other war zones can’t legally avoid taxes on their pay, as active duty soldiers can, the U.S. Tax Court ruled. The court, … Continue reading
Getcher Special Edition Blackwater Shotguns! January 27, 2011 Maybe Blackwater isn’t so into rebranding after all. Earlier this month, venerable gun manufacturer Mossberg debuted its latest edition shotguns at the SHOT Show firearm extravaganza in Las Vegas: the Blackwater Series, … Continue reading
Blackwater Liability Case Axed for Fee Nonpayment (CN) – The company formerly known as Blackwater successfully dismissed a lawsuit in North Carolina that sought to hold the military mercenary liable for four of its workers’ deaths at the hands of … Continue reading
Blackwater Contractors Want Closed Court During Appeal Ryan J. Reilly | January 24, 2011, 10:50AM Defense lawyers for five former Blackwater contractors who allegedly shot into a crowd during an incident in Baghdad’s Al Nisur Square in 2007 want the … Continue reading
Somalia Is Likely to Cut Ties To Mercenaries, Official Says Published: January 23, 2011 MOGADISHU, Somalia – The minister of information for the transitional federal government here said Sunday that Somalia was likely to end its relationship with Saracen International, … Continue reading
Did Monstanto Finally Buy Blackwater? There’s No Way to Know January 4, 2011 in Truth or Consequences We reported in October on the rumor that Xe Services, the mercenary outfit formerly known as Blackwater, had been purchased by agribusiness giant … Continue reading
Onetime Blackwater affiliate scores U.S. contract A company closely associated with the security firm once known as Blackwater has won a new State Department contract worth more than $84 million over five years. The contract was won by International Developments … Continue reading
Armed Humanitarians: Part 3 Huffington Post Posted: January 4, 2011 10:58 PM By David Isenberg Here Hodge reviews the recommendations of a panel ordered by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the aftermath of the killing of Iraqi civilians by … Continue reading