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Army employee took $320,000 bribes from contractors in Afghanistan

[Translate]   Army employee took $320,000 bribes from contractors in Afghanistan by Staff Report • August 13, 2017 • A 48-year-old central Illinois man who worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Afghanistan has pleaded guilty to soliciting $320,000 in bribes … Continue reading

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Overturned Blackwater conviction evokes darkest days of Iraq War

[Translate] Middle East Perspective Overturned Blackwater conviction evokes darkest days of Iraq War An Iraqi looks at a burned-out car days after Blackwater guards opened fire in Baghdad, killing 14 unarmed civilians in a traffic circle on Sept. 16, 2007. … Continue reading

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‘By creating failed states, West creates new markets for security firms’

[Translate]  ‘By creating failed states, West creates new markets for security firms’ Published time: 8 Aug, 2017 15:06 Get short URL FILE PHOTO Contractors of the US private security firm Blackwater securing the site of a roadside bomb attack near … Continue reading

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Judge Rejects Arguments Of CIA Torture Architects, Allows Lawsuit To Go To Trial

[Translate] Judge Rejects Arguments Of CIA Torture Architects, Allows Lawsuit To Go To Trial 08 Aug 2017 Kevin Gosztola 0 2 1 CIA contractor James Mitchell on CSPAN2’s “Book TV” (Screen shot from CSPAN2) A federal judge allowed a lawsuit … Continue reading

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What are the CIA ‘Torture’ Techniques That Two Psychologists are Going to Trial for?

[Translate] What are the CIA ‘Torture’ Techniques That Two Psychologists are Going to Trial for? By Tom Porter On 7/29/17 at 9:30 AM  U.S. A New York judge refused to throw out a case against two psychologists who devised interrogation … Continue reading

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Court Deals Major Blow To Veterans Suing Military Contractor Over Burn Pits

[Translate] Court Deals Major Blow To Veterans Suing Military Contractor Over Burn Pits By Patricia Kime, McClatchy Washington Bureau on August 6, 2017 A federal judge has dismissed a major lawsuit against a defense contractor by veterans and their family … Continue reading

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Court throws out murder conviction of Blackwater contractor

[Translate] August 5, 2017 Court throws out murder conviction of Blackwater contractor By Rick Moran A federal appeals court has overturned the conviction of Nicholas Slatten, a Blackwater Security contractor involved in a 2007 incident in Iraq where 17 civilians … Continue reading

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In Blackwater Case, Court Rejects a Murder Conviction and Voids 3 Sentences

[Translate]  In Blackwater Case, Court Rejects a Murder Conviction and Voids 3 Sentences By MATT APUZZO AUG. 4, 2017 Photo From left: Paul A. Slough; Dustin L. Heard; Evan S. Liberty; Nicholas A. Slatten. Credit From left: Douglas C. Pizac/Associated … Continue reading

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Court Throws Out Murder Conviction for Blackwater Guard in Nissour Square Massacre

[Translate] August 5, 2017 Court Throws Out Murder Conviction for Blackwater Guard in Nissour Square Massacre A federal court ordered a new trial for Nicholas Slatten in the 2007 massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqis in Nissour Square, Iraq transcript JAISAL … Continue reading

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Legal News: Erik Prince Statement On Raven23 Court Of Appeals Ruling

[Translate] Legal News: Erik Prince Statement On Raven23 Court Of Appeals Ruling      I am heartened by the Court of Appeals ruling today and am grateful the Court finally recognized the unique nature of a Blackwater Contractor’s relationship with … Continue reading

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