Blackwater Chairman Defends Company

The chairman of embattled private security contractor Blackwater USA disputed lawmakers' claims today that its employees have acted recklessly in guarding U.S. government personnel in Iraq. "I believe we acted appropriately at all times," said Blackwater founder and chairman Erik Prince, testifying at a House Oversight Committee hearing on the role and accountability of his security company. Committee chairman Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., called the hearing after numerous claims of...Full Story
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