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Blackwater Provided “Unauthorized” Training in Colombia

August 25, 2010


In a State Department report, largely about Blackwater trafficking arms and violating export regulations in Iraq and Afghanistan, there is information about the company  providing “unauthorized” military training in Colombia without the Department’s permission.  By pointing the finger at Blackwater now, the State Department is building its case for plausible deniability — “we had no idea […]

US Military Contractors Eye Africa

June 29, 2010


U.S. military contractors eye Africa Technip hit with 338-million-dollar fine for Nigeria bribery Washington June 28, 2010 – Global engineering firm Technip Monday agreed to pay a 338-million-dollar fine for scheming to bribe Nigeria officials, the US Justice Department announced. US officials had alleged that the Paris-based company was “engaged in a sophisticated, decade-long scheme” […]