private security

  • October 4, 2007  

    Investigations continue over the Sept. 16 Baghdad shootout involving private security firm Blackwater USA, with an Iraqi probe claiming that at least 13 civilians died in the incident. A New York Times reporter in Baghdad provides an update on the case. Continue reading

  • October 2, 2007  

    The head of Blackwater USA, the private security firm implicated in a series of deadly firefights in Iraq, defended his employees’ actions before a Congressional committee Tuesday, saying his firm had acted properly “at all times.” Two top members of the House panel discuss the testimony. Continue reading