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Media Reports of the Year 2009

 

 

December 31st, 2009 - Judge Dismisses All Charges in Blackwater Shooting

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Washington Post

 

December 10th, 2009 - Blackwater Guards Tied to Secret C.I.A. Raids

1 news article from the New York Times

 

December 2nd, 2009 - Tycoon, Contractor, Soldier, Spy

1 feature article from Vanity Fair

 

November 26th, 2009 - Lawyers: Government Misconduct in Blackwater Case

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

November 20th, 2009 - US to Drop Shooting Case Against Blackwater Guard

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

November 19th, 2009 - Fine and Inquiry Possible for Blackwater Successor

1 news article from the New York Times

 

November 12th, 2009 - Iraq Probes ‘Blackwater Bribes’

1 news article from BBC News

 

November 11th, 2009 - Blackwater Said to Pursue Bribes to Iraq After 17 Died

2 news articles from the New York Times & CNN

 

November 10th, 2009 - Settlement Falls Through in Blackwater Civil Suit

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

October 28th, 2009 - Ex-Blackwater Guard Evades Shooting Blame

1 news article from Seattle Weekly

 

October 26th, 2009 - Blackwater Lawyers Seek Military Guard

1 feature article from the National Law Journal

 

October 22nd, 2009 - Judge Tosses Lawsuits against Blackwater, now Xe

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

October 14th, 2009 - Judge Blocks Public From Blackwater Hearings

1 news article from Washington Post

 

September 16th, 2009 - Another Lawsuit Targets Founder of Blackwater

1 news article from the Virginian-Pilot

 

September 13th, 2009 - Prosecutors in Iraq Case See Pattern by Guards

1 news article from the New York Times

 

September 2nd, 2009 - US Extends Iraq Contract for Blackwater Firm

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

August 30th, 2009 - Blackwater Tapped Foreigners on Secret CIA Program

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

August 29th, 2009 - Blackwater Founder Accused in Court of Intent to Kill

1 news article from the Washington Post

 

August 24th, 2009 - Memo Reveals Details of Blackwater Targeted Killings Program

1 feature article from Spiegel magazine

 

August 22nd, 2009 - Reports Revive Debate on Contractor Use

1 news article from the Washington Post

 

August 21st, 2009 - Blackwater Disclosure Adds to CIA Worries

1 news article from the Washington Post

 

August 19th, 2009 - C.I.A. Sought Blackwater’s Help in Plan to Kill Jihadists

1 news article from the New York Times

 

August 17th, 2009 - Blackwater Armed and Dangerous in Iraq

1 news article from National Public Radio

 

August 8th, 2009 - Congresswoman: U.S. Ties With Xe, Formerly Blackwater, Must End

1 news article from CNN

 

August 7th, 2009 - Iraqis Speak of Random Killings Committed by Private Blackwater Guards

2 news articles from the Times & the Nation

 

August 5th, 2009 - Blackwater Chief Accused of Murder, Gun-Running

2 news articles from ABC News & the Times

 

August 4th, 2009 - Ex-Guards’ Statements Implicate Blackwater Founder in Iraq Crimes

2 news articles from CNN & the Nation

 

July 23rd, 2009 - Blackwater Seeks Gag Order

1 feature article from National Public Radio

 

July 7th, 2009 - RICO Violations Leveled against Blackwater over Baghdad Massacre

1 news article from the Public Record

 

July 2nd, 2009 - Lawsuit now Accuses Xe Contractors of Murder, Kidnapping

1 news article from Virginian-Pilot

 

June 18th, 2009 - DynCorp gets Blackwater’s Service Contracts for U.S. Diplomats in Iraq

1 news article from World Tribune

 

June 16th, 2009 - Audit Finds That U.S. Overpaid Blackwater

1 news article from Wall Street Journal

 

June 10th, 2009 - Suit: Security Company is Operating Illegally in Iraq

1 news article from Virginian-Pilot

 

June 7th, 2009 - Dead Iraqi’s Family Sues Blackwater in Shooting Involving Seattle Man

1 news article from Seattle Post Intelligencer

 

June 3rd, 2009 - Blackwater Denies Destroying Evidence in Case of Three Iraqis Killed by Guards

1 news article from Huffington Post

 

May 7th, 2009 - Iraq: Firm Once Known as Blackwater Exits Baghdad

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Agence France Presse

 

May 6th, 2009 - Informants Allege Proposed Blackwater Weapons Dump

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

April 21st, 2009 - Iraqi Victims Outraged at Slow Blackwater Exit

2 news articles from the Associated Press

 

April 20th, 2009 - Blackwater out of Iraq? No, not yet.

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

April 3rd, 2009 - Ex-Blackwater Workers May Return to Iraq Jobs

1 news article from New York Times

 

April 1st, 2009 - Lawsuit Targets Xe over Iraq Shootings

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

April 1st, 2009 - US Replaces Blackwater for Some Iraq Security

3 news articles from the Associated Press & USA Today

 

March 27th, 2009 - More Lawsuits Filed Against Blackwater Security Firm

1 news article from the Los Angeles Times

 

March 23rd, 2009 - Utahn Charged in Iraq Killings Suspended from Constable Job

5 news & feature articles from the Salt Lake Tribune & Deseret News

 

March 21st, 2009 - Iraqi Widow Sues Former Blackwater Employee and Company

1 news article from the Los Angeles Times

 

March 20th, 2009 - Iraqi Family Sues Ex-Blackwater Guard Over Death

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Agence France Presse

 

March 17th, 2009 - U.S. Moves to Replace Contractors in Iraq

2 news articles from the Washington Post & Washington Times

 

March 3rd, 2009 - Xe Tries to Leave History of Blackwater Behind

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

February 17th, 2009 - Judge Refuses to Toss Charges in Blackwater Case

2 news articles from the Associated Press & the Washington Post

 

February 13th, 2009 - Blackwater Dumps Tarnished Brand Name

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

February 2nd, 2009 - Pentagon Letter Undercuts DOJ in Blackwater Case

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

January 30th, 2009 - Official: Blackwater’s Iraq Deal Not to Be Renewed

2 news articles from the Associated Press & CNN

 

January 29th, 2009 - Blackwater Says it Could Leave Iraq Within 72 Hours

2 news articles from the Associated Press & United Press International

 

January 29th, 2009 - Iraq Bars Blackwater, Tarnished by Civilian Deaths

4 news articles from the Associated Press, Reuters, New York Times & Agence France Presse

 

January 11th, 2009 - Blackwater Radio Log Key in Guards’ Defense

2 news articles from Foster’s Daily Democrat

 

January 9th, 2009 - Report: Iraq Security Contractors Poorly Managed

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

January 7th, 2009 - Former Blackwater Guard from Rochester Pleads Not Guilty in Killings

1 news article from Foster’s Daily Democrat

 

January 6th, 2009 - Former Blackwater Guards Plead not Guilty

4 news articles from the Associated Press, Reuters & Washington Post

 

January 5th, 2009 - Victims of Blackwater Shooting Await Guards’ Trial

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

January 1st, 2009 - New Year Brings New Rules for Blackwater in Iraq

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

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