Private Security Firms in Iraq

Mr. Prince and a panel of government officials testified about the mission and performance of Blackwater USA and its affiliated… read more

Mr. Prince and a panel of government officials testified about the mission and performance of Blackwater USA and its affiliated companies in Iraq and Afghanistan and whether the reliance of the U.S. government on private security contractors had served U.S. interests in Iraq. The spoke about a recent incident involving the killing of several Iraqi civilians while Blackwater agents escorted diplomatic personnel in Iraq, rules of engagement for private security forces, the legal standing and quasi-military status afforded private security forces, and possible restrictions on the use of such forces in combat zones. close

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  • Griffin, Richard Assistant Secretary Department of State->Diplomatic Security
  • Moser, William Deputy Assistant Secretary Department of State->Logistics Management
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Private Security Firms in Iraq

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Program ID:
201290-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 2, 2007
Last Aired:
Oct 9, 2007

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  • Oct 02, 2007 | 10:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 02, 2007 | 1:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 02, 2007 | 3:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 02, 2007 | 11:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 07, 2007 | 12:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 09, 2007 | 7:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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