Blackwater Renames Itself, And Wants to Go Back to Iraq

The private security firm once known as Blackwater, which was forced out of Iraq after a shooting incident in which 17 civilians died, has changed its name for the second time in three years as it tries to win the right to do business in Iraq again. CEO Ted Wright said that the newest name, Academi, was an attempt to demonstrate that the firm had become "a new company" since investors bought it one year ago from founder Erik Prince -- a company that potential clients would find nice and...Full Story
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