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Five Blackwater Employees Indicted for Manslaughter in Iraq

Five Blackwater Employees Indicted for Manslaughter in Iraq

The Justice Department unsealed a 35-count indictment against five Blackwater employees for actions associated with the killing of unarmed Iraqi civilians on September 16, 2007. The charges include fourteen counts of voluntary manslaughter and fifteen counts of of attempt to commit manslaughter. For previous discussion of this incident, see posts here and here.

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Anthony Clark Arend is Professor of Government and Foreign Service at Georgetown University and the Director of the Master of Science in Foreign Service in the Walsh School of Foreign Service.

Commentary and analysis at the intersection of international law and politics.