June 8, 2011 in Open Source Center
Mysterious guesthouses have been established in Abottabad’s famous residential area. It has been revealed that Blackwater officials are living there. Important persons regularly visit these guesthouses, and there are fears that the peace and stability in Abottabad may be affected. According to the details received, there are many guesthouses in Abottabad where immoral activities take place at night and meetings in the name of NGOs are arranged during the day. As soon as the night falls, suspicious persons start coming to these guesthouses.
September 6, 2010 in Corporations, Military
An interactive chart of more than 30 Blackwater/Xe Services LLC Front Companies.
September 6, 2010 in News
Blackwater Worldwide created a web of more than 30 shell companies or subsidiaries in part to obtain millions of dollars in American government contracts after the security company came under intense criticism for reckless conduct in Iraq, according to Congressional investigators and former Blackwater officials. While it is not clear how many of those businesses won contracts, at least three had deals with the United States military or the Central Intelligence Agency, according to former government and company officials. Since 2001, the intelligence agency has awarded up to $600 million in classified contracts to Blackwater and its affiliates, according to a United States government official.
December 13, 2009 in News
Private security guards from Blackwater Worldwide participated in some of the CIA’s most sensitive operations, including raids on suspected militants in Iraq and Afghanistan, the New York Times reported on Thursday. Blackwater’s role in Afghanistan began in early 2002 when the CIA hired the private company to guard the perimeter around its station in Kabul’s Ariana Hotel, the newspaper reported on its website.