Blackwater Guard Kills NY Times' Dog

A dog at The New York Times Baghdad bureau was shot and killed by a Blackwater security guard in an incident last week, according to the security firm. "The K-9 handler made several unsuccessful attempts to get the dog to retreat, including placing himself between the dogs," Blackwater spokeswoman Anne Tyrell told Reuters. "When those efforts failed, the K-9 handler unfortunately was forced to use a pistol to protect the company's K-9 and himself." While the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad...Full Story
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