Blackwater contract renewal not approved by Iraq

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Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said the US State Dept renewed the contract of private security company Blackwater USA without the approval of the Baghdad government. Blackwater "committed a massacre against Iraqis and until now this matter has not been resolved," said Maliki.

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Legal accountability in Iraq is crucial to the saf... by Rady Ananda on Monday, Apr 7, 2008 at 8:48:45 PM
The renewal of Blackwater's contract not only ... by Kevin Anthony Stoda on Monday, Apr 7, 2008 at 10:08:30 PM
yep, you're right. same with torture, renditio... by Rady Ananda on Monday, Apr 7, 2008 at 10:36:30 PM
Since when does it matter what Iraqi people want i... by Mr M on Monday, Apr 7, 2008 at 10:32:54 PM
Rich, I have to believe it's always darkest be... by Rady Ananda on Monday, Apr 7, 2008 at 10:51:45 PM
To that I would add: becoming vegan. To the extent... by Amy Fried, Ph.D. on Tuesday, Apr 8, 2008 at 1:08:39 PM
excellent addition. ... by Rady Ananda on Tuesday, Apr 8, 2008 at 1:16:33 PM
And the liars keep on saying, that the Iraqi's hav... by Professor Emeritus Peter Bagnolo on Tuesday, Apr 8, 2008 at 11:23:34 AM
it'll be interesting to see who wins this powe... by Rady Ananda on Tuesday, Apr 8, 2008 at 11:33:59 AM
I am not optimistic. As far as the clock goes, we ... by richard on Tuesday, Apr 8, 2008 at 11:35:03 AM
I agree the situation is dire. But if the situatio... by Rady Ananda on Tuesday, Apr 8, 2008 at 1:15:20 PM
if we make it to july 4th do something--stop buyin... by TRADESMAN on Tuesday, Apr 8, 2008 at 7:23:15 PM