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The Document Archive - News and media reports: September - October 2007

 

October 31st, 2007 - Army Sgt. Charged With Murder

1 news article by KSAT.com

 

October 30th, 2007 - Democrats Consider More Money for War

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

October 30th, 2007 - Iraq Bill Would Lift Contractor Immunity

2 news articles by the Associated Press & Washington Post

 

October 28th, 2007 - Home Couldn’t Harbor GI

1 news article from the Denver Post

 

October 28th, 2007 - GI from S.A. is no Longer at War, but Facing a Fight

2 news articles by the San Antonio Express-News & Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 

October 27th, 2007 - Explosive Charge Blows up in US’s Face

1 news article by the Inter Press Service

 

October 26th, 2007 - Rice Says ‘Hole’ in U.S. Law Shields Contractors in Iraq

1 news article by the New York Times

 

October 26th, 2007 - UN Expert to Probe Killings by US Troops

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

October 25th, 2007 - U.S. Offers Cash to Victims in Blackwater Incident

1 news article by the Washington Post

 

October 24th, 2007 - Spy at the Centre of White House Scandal Tries to Tell All

1 news article by the National Post

 

October 23rd, 2007 - US Says Iraq Air Strike Kills 11, Mostly Civilians

1 news article by Reuters

 

October 23rd, 2007 - Tribunal to Investigate Officers’ Roles in Deaths

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

October 22nd, 2007 - Waxman Accuses Blackwater of Tax Evasion

2 news articles by the Associated Press & New York Times

                 

October 20th, 2007 - Iraq Vet Waives Hearing on Murder Charge

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

October 20th, 2007 - Marines to Face Courts-Martial for Iraq Killings

2 news articles by the Associated Press & North County Times

 

October 20th, 2007 - Soldier Investigated in Iraq Shooting

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

October 19th, 2007 - ‘My Sister Died in a Hail of Baghdad Bullets’

1 news article from Belfast Telegraph

 

October 18th, 2007 - Blackwater Likely to Be Cut Out of Iraq

2 news articles by the Associated Press & Time Magazine

 

October 17th, 2007 - A Death in Iraq, Grief in Glendale

1 news article from the Los Angeles Times

 

October 17th, 2007 - Hawaii-Based Soldiers Face Hearings for Iraqi Murder Charge

2 news articles by the Associated Press & Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 

October 16th, 2007 - The Man who Sold the War

1 feature article by Salon Magazine

 

October 16th, 2007 - Idaho Soldier Accused of Murder will get Open Hearing Nov. 10

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

October 16th, 2007 - Iraqis Shot by Contractors Stymied in Search for Justice

1 news article by the Los Angeles Times

 

October 14th, 2007 - UN Urges ‘Vigorous’ US Raid Probe

1 news article by Al-Jazeera

 

October 14th, 2007 - Blackwater might be kicked out of Iraq

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

October 13th, 2007 - U.S. Investigates Civilian Toll in Airstrike

1 news article by the New York Times

 

October 13th, 2007 - Building Blackwater

1 news article by the Washington Post

 

October 13th, 2007 - Blackwater Chief: FBI Probe ‘Welcome’

2 news articles by the Associated Press & CNN

 

October 12th, 2007 - Iraq Sends Mixed Messages on U.S. Raid

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

October 12th, 2007 - Blackwater Faces War Crimes Inquiry after Killings in Iraq

2 news articles by the Independent & Reuters

 

October 11th, 2007 - Daughters’ Anguish at Funeral of Mother Killed by Private Guards

3 news articles from the Times, CNN & Los Angeles Times

 

October 11th, 2007 - U.S. Military and Iraqis Say They Are Shut Out of Inquiry

1 news article by the New York Times

 

October 10th, 2007 - Iraqis Probe Killings of Women

4 news articles from the Associated Press, Washington Post, New York Times & the Australian

 

October 10th, 2007 - Iraqis Want Answers from Security Firms

1 news article by the Associated Press     

 

October 9th, 2007 - Security Guards Fire on Iraqi Car

1 news article from BBC News

 

October 9th, 2007 - Iraq Wants Blackwater to Pay $ 136 Mln Compensation

1 news article by Reuters

 

October 9th, 2007 - Pentagon is Pressed on Killings of Iraqis

1 news article by the Boston Globe

 

October 9th, 2007 - Top US Court Rejects CIA Kidnap Case

1 news article by Agence France Presse

 

October 8th, 2007 - Blackwater Shootings ‘Murder,’ Iraq Says

2 news articles by the New York Times

 

October 7th, 2007 - Blackwater Unprovoked, 17 Killed, Iraqi Probe Finds

3 news articles by Agence France Presse & Los Angeles Times

 

October 6th, 2007 - The Erosion of a Murder Case Against Marines in the Killing of 24 Iraqi Civilians

1 news article by the New York Times

 

October 5th, 2007 - Blackwater Faulted In Military Reports From Shooting Scene

2 news articles by the Washington Post & Associated Press

                    

October 5th, 2007 - 2 Schofield Soldiers Face Hearing on Death

1 news article by Honolulu Star Bulletin

 

October 5th, 2007 - Sniper Team Tells of Pressure from Above

1 news article by the Los Angeles Times

 

October 5th, 2007 - Officer Recommends Dropping Charges that Marine Murdered Iraqis

2 news articles by the Associated Press & North County Times

 

October 4th, 2007 - Hearing will Decide if Winder Soldier is Court-Martialed

1 news article by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 

October 4th, 2007 - Secret U.S. Endorsement of Severe Interrogations

1 news article by the New York Times

 

October 4th, 2007 - House OKs Bill to Prosecute Contractors

2 news articles by the Associated Press & New York Times

 

October 3rd, 2007 - US Control over Guards in Iraq Urged

2 news articles by the Boston Globe & New York Times

 

October 2nd, 2007 - Blackwater Chairman Defends his Company

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

October 1st, 2007 - Company with Ties to Major Cries Foul

1 news article from San Antonio Express-News

 

October 1st, 2007 - Blackwater Has Fired 122 Personnel

2 news articles by the Associated Press & New York Times

 

September 29th, 2007 - US Sniper Gets 5-Month Sentence in Iraq

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

September 29th, 2007 - Marines Probed in Alleged Captive Deaths

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

September 29th, 2007 - Murtha Must Testify in Defamation Case

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

September 28th, 2007 - Army Sniper Acquitted of Murder in Iraq

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

September 28th, 2007 - US Focuses on Five Blackwater Shootings

4 news articles by the Associated Press, Washington Post & New York Times

 

September 27th, 2007 - Blackwater Blamed for Guard Deaths

2 news articles by the Associated Press & New York Times

 

September 27th, 2007 - U.S. Soldier Testifies He was Ordered to Shoot Unarmed Iraqi Man

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

September 26th, 2007 - Pentagon Investigates Contractor Oversight in Iraq

2 news articles by Reuters & Washington Post

 

September 26th, 2007 - U.S. Soldier Faces Court-Martial in Iraq

2 news articles by the Associated Press & Washington Post

 

September 25th, 2007 - Bush Discusses Civilian Deaths in Iraq

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

September 25th, 2007 - U.S. Snipers Accused of ‘Baiting’ Iraqis

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

September 24th, 2007 - Graft in Military Contracts Spread from Base

1 news article from the New York Times

 

September 24th, 2007 - No Justice for El-Masri

1 news article by Spiegel magazine

 

September 24th, 2007 - U.S. Aims To Lure Insurgents With ‘Bait’

1 news article by the Washington Post

 

September 24th, 2007 - Iraq Veteran Appears in Court in Slayings Case

1 news article by the Riverside Press-Enterprise

 

September 24th, 2007 - ‘Cowboy’ Aggression Works for Blackwater

2 news articles by the Associated Press & Agence France Presse

 

September 23rd, 2007 - Senior Marines May Face Blame for Haditha Deaths

1 news article by Stars and Stripes

 

September 23rd, 2007 - Iraqi PM: Shootings Threaten Sovereignty

2 news articles by the Associated Press

 

September 22nd, 2007 - Iraq: Blackwater Guards Fired Unprovoked

2 news articles by the Associated Press

 

September 21st, 2007 - Survivor Recalls Blackwater Shootings

3 news articles by the Associated Press & Los Angeles Times

 

September 20th, 2007 - Who Watches US Security Firms in Iraq?

3 news article by the Associated Press & New York Times

 

September 18th, 2007 - U.S. Contractor Banned by Iraq Over Shootings

1 news article by the New York Times

 

September 18th, 2007 - Charges Against Marine in Haditha Case Dropped

2 news articles by Agence France Presse & North County Times

 

September 17th, 2007 - Iraq Revokes Security Firm’s License After Shooting

1 news article by the New York Times

 

September 13th, 2007 - Military Pre-Trial Hearings End in Haditha Civilian Massacre Case

1 news article by World Socialist Web Site

 

September 12th, 2007 - Fallujah Killings Take Ex-Sergeant to Civilian Court

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

September 10th, 2007 - Marine Charged in Haditha Case Rejects Plea Deal

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

September 9th, 2007 - At Street Level, Unmet Goals of Troop Buildup

1 news article by the New York Times

 

September 8th, 2007 - CIA Chief Defends Detention of Prisoners

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

September 7th, 2007 - U.S. Air Strike in Baghdad Kills 14

1 news article by Reuters

 

September 7th, 2007 - Marine Says Haditha Killings the ‘Only Choice’ after Bombing

3 news articles by the Associated Press, New York Times & North County Times

 

September 6th, 2007 - U.S. Troops Battle Suspected Militiamen

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

September 6th, 2007 - US Air Strikes in Baghdad Kill 14 Civilians

1 news article by Middle East Online

 

September 5th, 2007 - GAO Skeptical that Iraq Security Can Last

1 news article by the Los Angeles Times

 

September 5th, 2007 - Former Marine Indicted in Iraq Detainee Deaths

1 news article by the Riverside Press-Entreprise

 

September 5th, 2007 - Marines Disciplined in Haditha Case

2 news articles by the Associated Press & North County Times

 

September 4th, 2007 - Iraq Murder Case Goes on Despite Crash

1 news article by Honolulu Star Bulletin

 

September 4th, 2007 - Documents Show Troops Disregarding Rules

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

September 2nd, 2007 - Witnesses in S.A. GI’s Case Among Dead in Copter Crash

1 news article by the San Antonio Express-News

 

September 1st, 2007 - At Marines’ Hearing, Testament to Violence

2 news articles by New York Times & Washington Post

 

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