State Dept. Extends Blackwater Contract in Iraq

Raw Story By Stephen C. Webster Published: September 2, 2009 The mercenary group formerly known as Blackwater International, which was banned from Iraq by its government after a Baghdad massacre which killed 17 civilians, will see its contract extended in the country by the U.S. State Department, according to a published report. ABC News reporter […]


The Official Failures of Rebuilding Iraq

Official history details failures of rebuilding Iraq INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE By James Glanz and T. Christian Miller Sunday, December 14, 2008 BAGHDAD: An unpublished, 513-page federal history of the U.S.-led reconstruction of Iraq depicts an effort crippled before the invasion by Pentagon planners who were hostile to the idea of rebuilding a foreign country, and […]