Blackwater threatened to kill US investigator in Iraq: report

Blackwater threatened to kill US investigator in Iraq: report

Washington (AFP) – The top manager in Iraq of the notorious private security firm Blackwater threatened to kill a US State Department investigator for probing the company’s performance, the New York Times reported Monday.

 The Times, citing an internal State Department memorandum, said the threat came just weeks before Blackwater guards shot and killed 17 civilians on September 16, 2007 in Baghdad’s Nisour Square.

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Vaccine-injured Veterans of the US and UK armed services speak out

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Vaccine-injured Veterans of the US and UK armed services speak out.
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Blackwater threatened to kill US investigator in Iraq: report

Blackwater threatened to kill US investigator in Iraq: report

Washington (AFP) – The top manager in Iraq of the notorious private security firm Blackwater threatened to kill a US State Department investigator for probing the company’s performance, the New York Times reported Monday.

 The Times, citing an internal State Department memorandum, said the threat came just weeks before Blackwater guards shot and killed 17 civilians on September 16, 2007 in Baghdad’s Nisour Square.

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http://news.yahoo.com/blackwater-threatened-kill-us-investigator-iraq-report-070024512.html

Militant group’s surge in Iraq fans regional fears

Militant group’s surge in Iraq fans regional fears

BEIRUT (AP) — An al-Qaida breakaway group’s seizure of territory in Iraq and Syria has sent tremors across the Middle East, jolting neighboring countries into action over fears that the Islamic militants may set their sights on them next.

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Syria jihadists now using Humvees seized in Iraq

Syria jihadists now using Humvees seized in Iraq

Beirut (AFP) – Jihadists fighting in Syria’s war put to use for the first time on Sunday American-made Humvees that they seized during a lightning offensive in Iraq this month, a monitor said.

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL, used the armoured vehicles to capture the villages of Eksar and Maalal in Aleppo province, which borders Turkey, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

It came after heavy fighting against the Islamic Front and its Al-Qaeda-affiliated ally, the Al-Nusra Front, said the Observatory, a Britain-based group that gets its information from a network of sources on the ground.

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Irony – the Pentagon said Saturday that the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush will be repositioned to provide President Obama “additional flexibility” in Iraq.

Irony – the Pentagon said Saturday that the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush will be repositioned to provide President Obama “additional flexibility” in Iraq.

NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) –

 President Barack Obama said Friday he is weighing a range of options for countering the violent Islamic insurgency in Iraq, but he warned government leaders in Baghdad the U.S. will not take military action unless they move to address deep political troubles.

The President did not specify what options he was considering, but he ruled out sending American troops back into combat in Iraq.

Meanwhile, the Pentagon said Saturday that the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush will be repositioned to provide President Obama “additional flexibility” in Iraq.

 An Al Qaeda splinter group, known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, has been on the move. The group has been conducting an offensive in the western region of the country and threatens stability in Baghdad.

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel ordered the carrier to be moved Saturday from the North Arabian Sea to the Arabian Gulf. The ship is expected to arrive in the area Saturday evening. The aircraft carrier will be accompanied by a guided-missile cruiser and a guided-missile destroyer, said ….

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http://www.myfoxny.com/story/25768802/growing-threat-from-violence-in-iraq