Wednesday, February 07, 2007

After many denials, US Army confirms private security contract in Iraq

News Update from Citizens for Legitimate Government
07 February 2007
http://www.legitgov.org/
http://www.legitgov.org/index.html#breaking_news
After many denials, US Army confirms private security contract in Iraq 07 Feb 2007 After numerous denials, the Pentagon has confirmed that a North Carolina company provided armed security guards in Iraq under a subcontract that was buried so deeply the government could not find it. The secretary of the Army on Tuesday wrote two Democratic lawmakers that the Blackwater USA contract was part of a huge military support operation by run by Halliburton subsidiary KBR. Several times last year, Pentagon officials told inquiring lawmakers they could find no evidence of the Blackwater contract.

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CLG Newsletter editor: Lori Price, Manager. Copyright © 2007, Citizens For Legitimate Government ® All rights reserved. CLG Founder and Chair is Michael Rectenwald, Ph.D.

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