Nov 11, 2009

Department of WTF, anger bureau

This pretty much speaks for itself:
WASHINGTON — Top executives at Blackwater Worldwide authorized secret payments of about $1 million to Iraqi officials that were intended to silence their criticism and buy their support after a September 2007 episode in which Blackwater security guards fatally shot 17 Iraqi civilians in Baghdad, according to former company officials.
Some of the perils of using mercenaries. One wonders if this will problems will disappear if we have totally robotic armies.

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