Blackwater

Julia Conley, staff writer
"These pardons violate U.S. obligations under international law and more broadly undermine humanitarian law and human rights at a global level."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Survivors of the 2007 Nisour Square massacre survey its aftermath on September 16, 2007. (Photo: Ali Yussef/AFP/Getty Images)
"Pardoning them contributes to impunity and has the effect of emboldening...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
Former Blackwater security guard Nick Slatten and his lawyer Thomas Connolly leave an arraignment hearing at U.S. district court on January 6, 2009 in Washington, D.C.
"While U.S. Army contractors convicted of massacring civilians in Iraq are...

Further

Following the success of Invisible Children's "Kony 2012" campaign, three grad students got excited about using crowdsourcing to address global conflicts. At Kickstriker, you can fund direct solutions: Tibetan warrior monks, or the Panopticopter, "a better weaponized drone," or the Heritage Foundation's Mobile Black Site "for interrogators on the go," or sending Blackwater forces to kill Joseph Kony. Alas, the folks at Invisible Children are not amused by the parody (yes, it is).