Blackwater by The Numbers | Talking Points Memo

Tomorrow morning, the House oversight committee will hear testimony from Erik Prince, the owner of embattled private-security company Blackwater, about his company’s operations in Iraq. Blackwater is in the news right now for the disputed shootings on September 16 in Baghdad that left 11 Iraqis dead. But the committee’s Democratic staff has put together a compendium (pdf) of questionable incidents and practices that Prince will surely be asked about tomorrow. Here’s a sampling:


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