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Feds won't charge Blackwater in Sudan sanctions case

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posted on Jun, 28 2010 @ 09:40 AM
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Feds won't charge Blackwater in Sudan sanctions case


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The security contractor Blackwater Worldwide tried for two years to secure lucrative defense business in Southern Sudan while the country was under U.S. economic sanctions, according to current and former U.S. officials and hundreds of pages of documents reviewed by McClatchy.

The effort to drum up new business in East Africa by Blackwater owner Erik Prince, a former Navy SEAL who had close ties with top officials in the George W. Bush White House and the CIA, became a major element
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posted on Jun, 28 2010 @ 09:40 AM
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Instead, the U.S. government and the private military contractor are negotiating a multimillion-dollar fine to settle allegations that Blackwater violated U.S. export control regulations in Sudan, Iraq and elsewhere. Prince renamed the company Xe Services in an apparent attempt to shake off a reputation for recklessness, and this month put it up for sale.

Had the company been indicted, it could have been suspended from doing business with the U.S. government, and a conviction could have brought debarment from all government contracts, including providing guard services for the CIA and State Department in war zones. In recent weeks the Obama administration awarded the firm a $120 million State Department security contract, and about $100 million in new CIA work.

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This is not surprising in the least, in light of their multi-million dollar contract with the CIA. It is actually a little obvious that someone is pulling the strings here, someone bigger than the Obama administration. Could you imagine if this was a "nobody company"? They would be fried.

Someone somewhere, has some big plans for Xe, formerly known as Blackwater and rest assured that those plans will be against the interest of peace, liberty and the American people, if not the entire world's population. I smell a rat and it stinks to high heavens.

--airspoon


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