- Peace Garden: State Department Still Paying Blackwater More Than $400M -- Despite Public Break With Company

State Department Still Paying Blackwater More Than $400M -- Despite Public Break With Company

Saturday, August 22, 2009

State Department Still Paying Blackwater More Than $400M -- Despite Public Break With Company:

WASHINGTON -- Despite publicly breaking with an American private security company in Iraq, the State Department continues to award the company, formerly known as Blackwater, more than $400 million in contracts to fly its diplomats around Iraq, guard them in Afghanistan, and train security forces in antiterrorism tactics at its remote camp in North Carolina.

More on Afghanistan
Yeah sure - a break. Pretty clear who runs our government.

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