Category Archives: Casualties

Blackwater trial: Defense attorney says Iraqi police ‘scrubbed scene’

Blackwater trial: Defense attorney says Iraqi police ‘scrubbed scene’   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. Slatten and three other … Continue reading

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Behind the Blackwater Trial

Behind the Blackwater Trial BY Quynhanh Do | Aug. 27, 2014 | 2:27 A look at why the case of four Blackwater guards, accused of murdering 17 Iraqis in Nisour Square on Sept. 16, 2007, has taken so long to … Continue reading

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Blackwater Trial Reaches Emotional and Legal Climax as Prosecution Rests

Blackwater Trial Reaches Emotional and Legal Climax as Prosecution Rests By Dan Roberts, Guardian UK 28 August 14 Controversial case, which will go to jury next week, is one of few in which US forces have been tried for civilian … Continue reading

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Defense Rests in Blackwater Trial

Defense Rests in Blackwater Trial WASHINGTON — Aug 25, 2014, 6:04 PM ET By PETE YOST Associated Press Four Blackwater security guards on Monday rested their defense in the shootings that killed or wounded more than 30 Iraqis seven years … Continue reading

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PNG police arrest and charge two suspects for murder of Reza Barati

PNG police arrest and charge two suspects for murder of Reza Barati Australian Broadcasting Corporation Transcripts By Liam Cochrane 19 August 2014 Police in Papua New Guinea, working with Australian immigration officials and the Australian Federal Police, arrested one man … Continue reading

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Media Reports Regarding Manus Island Arrests

Media Release: G4S AAP MediaNet Press Releases 19 August 2014 © 2014 Australian Associated Press Pty Ltd. All Rights Reserved MEDIAMedia release distributed by AAP Medianet. Media Reports Regarding Manus Island Arrests G4S has not been contacted by the Papua … Continue reading

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KBR asks Supreme Court to determine whether soldiers can sue over war-zone events

KBR asks Supreme Court to determine whether soldiers can sue over war-zone events Lawyers for Oregon soldiers said this photo, taken by an Indiana Guard soldier, shows bags of sodium dichromate piled high at Qarmat Ali in 2003. KBR’s lawyers … Continue reading

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Jonathon Cote Memorial Motorcycle Ride Today

Jonathon Cote Memorial Motorcycle Ride Today Heather Ly, WGRZ 11:29 a.m. EDT August 17, 2014 (Photo: freecote.com) WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. – Dozens of riders are taking part in an annual motorcycle ride fundraiser in memory of a Western New York man … Continue reading

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Expatriates in the line of fire

Editorial Expatriates in the line of fire The Statesman 1 August 2014 The killing of two Indian security guards by a Taliban suicide bomber during a recent attack on the Kabul airport, coupled with the successful evacuation from the line … Continue reading

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Veterans; Widow: Burn pits to blame for cancer fatalities

Veterans; Widow: Burn pits to blame for cancer fatalities By St. John Barned-Smith 4 July 2014 The cough started during David Thomas‘ last deployment with the U.S. Army. “We thought maybe he had a cold,” said his wife, Elizabeth Thomas. … Continue reading

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