Daily Archives: October 23, 2014

In Iraq, Blackwater verdict provides no relief from bitterness

[Translate] In Iraq, Blackwater verdict provides no relief from bitterness By Jonathan S. Landay McClatchy Washington Bureau 23 October 2014 BAGHDAD Like most Iraqis, Ali Abbas Mahmoud didn’t know when he awoke Thursday that a jury in Washington had found … Continue reading

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Blackwater Guards Verdict Seen as Modest U.S., Iraq Gain

[Translate] Blackwater Guards Verdict Seen as Modest U.S., Iraq Gain By Andrew Zajac Oct 23, 2014 12:01 AM ET 39 Comments  Photographer: Cliff Owen/AP Photo Former Blackwater Worldwide guard Nicholas Slatten leaves federal court in Washington,… Read More A former … Continue reading

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Blackwater judgment could have worldwide implications

[Translate] Blackwater judgment could have worldwide implications Australian Broadcasting Corporation Transcripts Mark Colvin 23 October 2014 A jury in Washington has convicted one man of first degree murder and three others of manslaughter over a massacre that happened in Baghdad … Continue reading

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For Iraqis, a measure of justice in U.S. court; Four Blackwater guards guilty in 2007 killings

[Translate] Main News; National Desk For Iraqis, a measure of justice in U.S. court; Four Blackwater guards guilty in 2007 killings Los Angeles Times Timothy M. Phelps Richard A. Serrano Matt Hansen 23 October 2014, A-1 For 10 weeks this … Continue reading

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Lawyers for convicted Blackwater guards to appeal

[Translate] Lawyers for convicted Blackwater guards to appeal Associated Press Newswires   By PETE YOST, SAM HANANEL and ERIC TUCKER 23 October 2014 00:36 WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for four former Blackwater security guards convicted in the 2007 shootings of … Continue reading

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FCi Federal, Inc.

[Translate] FCi Federal, Inc. B-408558.4,B-408558.5,B-408558.6: Oct 20, 2014 Summary View Decision View Decision (PDF, 12 pages) DOCUMENT FOR PUBLIC RELEASE The decision issued on the date below was subject to a GAO Protective Order. This redacted version has been approved for … Continue reading

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Pictures – Protecting the Most Threatened Man in the World

[Translate] Protecting the Most Threatened Man in the World Thursday, October 30, 2014 by Lindsey buy the ebook Faced with the task of protecting Paul Bremer—the world’s most threatened man at the time—Blackwater security expert Frank Gallagher and his team … Continue reading

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Blackwater contractors convicted

[Translate] October 23, 2014 Blackwater contractors convicted By Jim LobeWASHINGTON – A federal jury here on Wednesday convicted one former Blackwater contractor of murder and three of his colleagues of voluntary manslaughter in the deadly shootings of 14 unarmed civilians … Continue reading

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Why the Blackwater convictions won’t slow America’s ‘shadow armies’

[Translate] Why the Blackwater convictions won’t slow America’s ‘shadow armies’ By Terrence McCoy October 23 at 4:20 AM Follow @terrence_mccoy A federal jury returned guilty verdicts Wednesday for all four former Blackwater security guards charged in the shootings of more … Continue reading

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Relatives of Iraqi victims: Blackwater guards deserve death

[Translate] Relatives of Iraqi victims: Blackwater guards deserve death By Ammar Karim 12 minutes ago . View photo Former Blackwater security guard Nick Slatten (C) and his lawyer Thomas Connolly (L) leave an arraignment hearing at U.S. district court on … Continue reading

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