A deepening conflict-of-interest scandal envelops the Krongard brothers--Howard, a State Department official overseeing Blackwater contracts, and his brother Alvin, who has long been cozy with the mercenary firm.
Firms like Blackwater operate in a demand-based industry, and it is this demand that must be cut off.
On the Oct. 19 edition of Bill Moyers' Journal The Nation 's
How Chevron fuels the Myanmar military, Blackwater's legal woes and questions for Michael Mukasey.
Blackwater USA now faces wrongful death suits in US court brought by survivors of three Iraqi civilians killed in the September 16 Baghdad shootings.
Blackwater USA's Erik Prince and his State Department enablers have a lot of explaining to do.
Why did the State Department tolerate--and pay to conceal--the crimes of its Blackwater guards in Iraq?
Who will mete out justice for America's merchants of death?
Blackwater USA should answer for the crimes of its soldier-contractors in Iraq. Calls for withdrawal from Iraq must also include private security contractors.
A closer look at the US rule that gives military contractors like Blackwater a free pass to murder, terrorize and pillage their way through Iraq.