Skip to comments.Justice Dept. Moves Toward Charges Against Contractors in Iraq Shooting (Blackwater)
Posted on 08/17/2008 12:25:14 AM PDT by HAL9000
Federal prosecutors have sent target letters to six Blackwater Worldwide security guards involved in a September shooting that left 17 Iraqi civilians dead, indicating a high likelihood the Justice Department will seek to indict at least some of the men, according to three sources close to the case.
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What else do they do; engage in anything that may demand honest attention or what?
How can the US Justice Department prosecute them for acts committed in Iraq?
These guys thought they were in danger; they were protecting their charge. The 17 Iraqis killed were collateral damage, just like happens with the military, and like happens in all wars. To prosecute the Blackwater employees is a miscarriage of justice.
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