Friday, August 07, 2009

Blackwater founder implicated in murder

[Blackwater is a large American private security corporation or mercenary army.] "A former Blackwater employee and an ex-US Marine who has worked as a security operative for the company have made a series of explosive allegations in sworn statements filed on August 3 in federal court in Virginia. The two men claim that the company's owner, Erik Prince, may have murdered or facilitated the murder of individuals who were cooperating with federal authorities investigating the company. The former employee also alleges that Prince 'views himself as a Christian crusader tasked with eliminating Muslims and the Islamic faith from the globe,' and that Prince's companies 'encouraged and rewarded the destruction of Iraqi life' ..."
The Nation

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Blogger Gary Baumgarten said...

Harper's Magazine contributing editor Scott Horton will be my guest Monday Aug 10 at 5 PM NY time on News Talk Online on to discuss the allegations against Blackwater.

Please go to my blog, to join in the conversation then.

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