State Department To Blackwater: You're Fired, Leave Iraq by May

Blackwater has been fired by the State Department from its job protecting U.S. diplomats in Iraq. Executives of the controversial U.S. security company were notified today by the State Department that its five-year, $1.2 billion contract for services in Iraq will not be renewed in May, U.S. officials tell ABC News. The contract provides yearly options for cancellations. In a statement, company spokesperson Anne Tyrrell said, "The company has always said that the security services we provide...Full Story
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