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DOJ to seek new indictment in Blackwater shooting

The Justice Department plans to bring a new indictment against four Blackwater Worldwide guards involved in a 2007 shooting that killed 17 Iraqis. U.S. District Judge Ricardo Urbina had thrown out the case in 2009, but an appeals court reinstated the charges last year.

Tags: DOJ , Iraq , Academi , Ricardo Urbina , industry

Wednesday - 07/25/2012, 11:17am EDT

New charges eyed for Blackwater

Federal prosecutors are considering filing weapons charges against former top officials of the Blackwater Worldwide private security company over allegations they illegally stockpiled automatic rifles at the company's North Carolina headquarters, The Associated Press has learned.

Tags: contracting , Defense , Xe , Matt Apuzzo , Associated Press

Tuesday - 03/23/2010, 10:10am EDT
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Iraqis to sue, not prosecute, Blackwater

Iraq's government has started collecting signatures for a class-action lawsuit from victims who were wounded or lost family in incidents involving the U.S. private security firm formerly known as Blackwater.

Tags: contracting , Legal Loop , Debra Roth , Shaw, Bransford & Roth , Xe

Thursday - 01/21/2010, 09:40am EST
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Blackwater Blamed

A senior al Qaeda leader in Afghanistan is blaming the Xe security company, formerly known as Blackwater, for being behind a string of deadly attacks in the Pakistani city of Peshawar. In an audio message from Mustafa Abu Yazid said Muslims could not have been behind the attacks, because they are fighting to protect the honor and lives of other Muslims. Peshawar has been under heavy attack in recent weeks. Pakistani and U.S. intelligence officials says the Taliban are behind the attacks.

Tags: technology , Pentagon , Al Qaeda , Afghanistan , Muslims , Pakistan , intelligence , Taliban

Monday - 11/16/2009, 03:09pm EST

When contractors are unsavory not unsuitable

CIA Director Leon Panetta says the agency has hired Xe Services - the company once known as Blackwater - for a $100 million contract to provide security in Afghanistan. As you can imagine, some are outraged. Steve Ryan explains the issues.

Tags: Federal Drive , contracting , ethics , Xe , Steve Ryan , McDermott, Will & Emory , Dorothy Ramienski

Tuesday - 06/29/2010, 10:31am EDT
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Filling the security vacuum

Who will protect Americans in Iraq?

Tags: contract , security , Iraq

Wednesday - 03/18/2009, 07:25am EDT
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