The New York Times is reporting that Blackwater Executives started paying Iraqi officials around $1 million in 2007 to silence them about the shooting death of 17 Iraqi civilians. The information was provided by four former Blackwater executives in interviews. You can read the entire article here.
It looks like Iraq wants us out by date certain now: Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said Monday no security agreement with the United States could be reached unless it included a “specific deadline” for the withdrawal of all American troops from Iraq. Last week, U.S. and Iraqi officials said the two sides had agreed tentatively […]