By Elaine Magliaro
TPM News has reported that four men who once worked as security guards for Blackwater were found guilty in the shootings of more than thirty Iraqis back in 2007. A federal judge ordered that the men be sent to jail immediately. The trial was said to have “focused on the killings of 14 Iraqis and the wounding of 17 others.” According to TPM, the outcome of the trial proceedings “stunned the defense.”
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Finally some justice for the injustice we have created around the world. I think it’s a sound verdict and am pleased that they were not able to keep this is a military style court where they most likely would have had a pass.
I wonder what has happened to Betsy DeVos’ brother Eric Prince?
I think he moved to the ME, Abu Dahbi maybe? He’s too rich and well connected to be charged. Or maybe he was afraid he would be charged and that’s why he moved.
I think you are correct, I think he has gotten a free pass to murder. He does come from money to start. And you are correct he probably won’t be coming to the U.S. anytime soon.
A description of the massacre.
“Prince currently heads the private equity firm Frontier Resource Group and lives in both Virginia and the United Arab Emirates.”
I did not know he was back in the US. Thank you.
It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, more vengeance, more desolation. War is hell.
— William Tecumseh Sherman