Blackwater back under scrutiny

A new report highlights the troubling relationship between the private security firm and the State Department during the Iraq War.

State Department’s aircraft fleet in spotlight as Iraq violence flares

The State Department announced Sunday that it would begin evacuating some of its personnel from the sprawling 103-acre U.S. Embassy in Baghdad as violence continues to spiral across Iraq. The U.S. military has not been called upon to facilitate their removal, however, which could put the department’s private air force firmly in the spotlight. The […]