Blackwater

Jake Johnson, staff writer
Erik Prince, former chairman of the Prince Group, LLC and Blackwater USA, testifies during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on Capitol Hill.
"Why is the New York Times op-ed page publishing Erik Prince's sales pitch for more mercenaries?"
Jake Johnson, staff writer
If contractors are replacing soldiers and they are on the frontline they could kill or be killed, there could be kidnaps or insider attacks—what happens if they commit a crime or bodies have to be sent back; there would be a large number of legal complications," one official told the Financial Times.
"There's a bad record of contractors and human rights abuses."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Blackwater mercenaries in Baghdad
Three former mercenaries who killed and injured 31 unarmed Iraqis in Nisour...

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