Tag Archive | "Blackwater"

This Week in #Accountability, September 10, 2011

Saturday, September 10, 2011

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This Week in #Accountability, September 10, 2011 Xe Services, aka Blackwater, continues to operate in Iraq and Afghanistan even with strong opposition from the governments. Even after Karzai issued a presidential order, Blackwater is prospering in Afghanistan, recruiting future mercenaries for Libyan rebel support. In 2009, the Iraqi government said it would not extend Blackwater’s [...]

This Week in Accountability, August 7, 2011

Sunday, August 7, 2011

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This Week in Accountability, August 7, 2011 While speaking at the Aspen Security Forum, the former Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair called for an end to U.S. drone strikes. He also mentioned that the U.S. over spends billions on security and intelligence. Blair was confirmed in early January 2009 as Director of National Intelligence [...]

This Week In Accountability, July 23, 2011

Saturday, July 23, 2011


This Week In Accountability, July 23, 2011 The campaign to seek an international arrest warrant for former Bush CIA General Counsel John Rizzo continues to make headlines. Reports show that lawyers from Pakistan and human rights organization Reprieve are looking into waging cases against other individuals including British officials. A court in Washington DC has [...]

This Week in Accountability, July 16, 2011

Saturday, July 16, 2011


This Week in Accountability, July 16, 2011 Former Guantanamo Navy photographer Elisah Dawkins who served in Iraq is facing deportation to the Bahamas and federal prosecution for lying on his U.S. passport application. Dawkins attended high school in Miami, went to nursing school and joined the Navy. While stationed at Guantanamo, he photographed the everyday [...]

This Week in Accountability

Saturday, July 9, 2011

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This Week in Accountability In what is considered an important case exposing the corruption and abuse of Iraq war profiteer Halliburton and subsidiary at the time Kellogg, Brown & Root (KBR), the alleged rape case of Jamie Leigh Jones was rejected by a jury in a Texas court. Through her foundation, Jamie Leigh Jones is [...]

CODEPINK Beats Blackwater in Court!

Wednesday, October 27, 2010


Just when Wikileaks revealed ten more deaths of innocent Iraqis at the hands of Blackwater mercenaries, the wife of Blackwater CEO Erik Prince was busy trying to convict peace activists for trespassing.   On Tuesday, October 26 in the Fairfax County Courthouse, Joanna Prince took CODEPINK cofounder Medea Benjamin to trial.  On the witness stand, [...]

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