Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Blackwater Seeps Into the Campaign

Hillary Clinton has just become the most significant US political figure to come out in favor of banning Blackwater and other armed private security contractors from operating in Iraq. "When I am President I will ask the Joint Chiefs for their help in reducing reliance on armed private military contractors with the goal of ultimately implementing a ban on such contractors," she declared in a major policy speech on Monday.

Peculiar timing :p
Read the entire article by Jeremy Scahill

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