Rules for Private Armies in Iraq … Sure

The U.S. Departments of State and Defense have agreed to a new system of rules designed to increase control over private security contractors working in Iraq.

The two U.S. agencies with key roles in Iraq sought a “common understanding of how and when force, and particularly deadly force, […]

Blackwater On Steroids

Isn’t it interesting that we focus so much of our attention on athletes who use steroids? We send them for testing, investigations and at times strip them of their medals and records but the government hires Blackwater mercenaries that are never checked for steroid use.

Once again, Blackwater denies all charges of wrong […]

Blackwater Possible Unlawful Combatants

The possibility of Blackwater falling into the Bush definition of unlawful combatant seems to have some legs among legal experts. If this turns out to be true then members of Blackwater will be no different then the detainees being held in Guantanamo Bay.

It will be interesting to see how the administration […]

Blackwater’s Navy: Terror On The High Seas

Prior to the U.S. Iraq occupation Blackwater was basically a non existent small time company. However, their deep ties to the Bush administration have made Blackwater one of the most profitable war contractors in Iraq. It should come as no surprise that Blackwater would reinvest their profits or should I say […]

Freedom Of Information Act – US Black Ops Then And Now

U.S. Weighed Radioactive Poisons

Cold War Papers on Potential Assassination Methods Unveiled

Early in the Cold War, the U.S. Army explored the potential for using radioactive poisons to assassinate “important individuals” such as military or civilian leaders, according to newly declassified documents.

Approved at the highest levels of the Army in […]

House OKs Bill to Prosecute Contractors

It would not surprise me if Bush vetoed this bill, after all his administrations ties to Blackwater run deep.

WASHINGTON — The House passed a bill Thursday that would make all private contractors working in Iraq and other combat zones subject to prosecution by U.S. courts. It was the first major legislation of […]

Japanese Play Down Historical Indiscretions, Just Like We Do

By CHISAKI WATANABE, Associated Press Writer

TOKYO – More than 100,000 people protested Saturday in southern Japan against the central government’s order to modify school textbooks which say the country’s army forced civilians to commit mass suicide at the end of World War II.

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Publishers of […]

Blackwater – You Can Ask But They Can’t Tell

State Dept. Intercedes in Blackwater Probe A House panel reveals a letter telling the firm not to disclose information about its Iraq operations without the administration’s OK.

WASHINGTON — The State Department has interceded in a congressional investigation of Blackwater USA , the private security firm accused of killing Iraqi civilians last […]

Profits Of War Buy Survival For The Few – Blackwater First

Blackwater ‘arms smuggling probe’

Security Firm Faces Criminal Charges in Iraq

Feds Target Blackwater in Weapons Probe

Ever wonder why it’s so important, to the war profiteers, to sponge up so much money with the blood? I have a theory.

These profiteers are not stupid enough to think […]

Blackwater Banned From Iraq

Finally Blackwater the unchecked answer to no one private army of the Bush administration has been kicked out of Iraq. By the way Blackwater casualties and wounded are not counted into Bush numbers for his imaginary success in Iraq.

BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN ) — Iraq’s Interior Ministry has revoked the license of Blackwater […]