Wednesday, January 13, 2010
Iraq Cracking Down on Security Contractors
Iraq has retaliated against a U.S. judges decision to drop charges against five Blackwater guards who were involved in a shooting incident in Iraq that supposedly killed 17 Iraqi civilians. Iraqi authorities recently seized weapons and other equipment from foreign security firms in Iraq. Read more in "Iraq confiscates arms in private security crackdown", Reuters, January 8, 2010.