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U.S. State Department

Report: Blackwater Threatened To Kill U.S. Investigator In Iraq

Washington (AFP) – The top manager in Iraq of the notorious private security firm Blackwater threatened to kill a U.S. State Department investigator for probing the company’s performance, the New York Times reported Monday. The Times, citing an internal State Department memorandum, said the threat came just weeks before Blackwater guards shot and killed 17 […]

June 30, 2014

U.S. Group Trains Troops In Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — On the front lines of Mogadishu’s streets, Islamist militants battle African Union troops. Standing alongside the peacekeepers are members of an American-run team of advisers, former military men who play a little-known but key role in the war against al-Shabab. Aside from covert raids by special operations forces, the U.S. government […]

August 10, 2011