Daily Archives: November 29, 2017

US to retry former Blackwater guard for murder in 2007 Baghdad massacre

[Translate] US to retry former Blackwater guard for murder in 2007 Baghdad massacre This June 11, 2014, file photo shows former Blackwater Worldwide guard Nicholas Slatten leaving federal court in Washington after the start of his first-degree murder trial. CLIFF … Continue reading

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UAE accused of using mercenaries in Yemen

[Translate] UAE accused of using mercenaries in Yemen November 28, 2017 at 2:24 pm | Published in: Europe & Russia, Middle East, News, Saudi Arabia, UAE, UK, Yemen Yemenis over look a drone attack [Qatar News Agency/Twitter] November 28, 2017 … Continue reading

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Iraqi general helped cheat U.S. government, contractors involved in scheme say

[Translate] Public Safety Iraqi general helped cheat U.S. government, contractors involved in scheme say Baghdad International Airport, where contractors schemed to rent out land at an inflated price. (Karim Kadim/AP) By Rachel Weiner November 28 at 5:43 PM A prominent … Continue reading

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Trump Envoy Erik Prince Met with CEO of Russian Direct Investment Fund in Seychelles

[Translate] Trump Envoy Erik Prince Met with CEO of Russian Direct Investment Fund in Seychelles Erin Banco November 28 2017, 9:34 a.m. Shortly before Donald Trump’s inauguration, Erik Prince, the founder of Blackwater and head of Frontier Services Group, traveled to … Continue reading

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