U.S. Examines Whether Blackwater Tried Bribery
Baghdad’s Nisour Square, where 17 Iraqis died in a shooting involving Blackwater Worldwide.
Eros Hoagland for The New York Times
Written by Mark Mazzetti and James Risen for the NYT
WASHINGTON (NY Times) The Justice Department is investigating whether officials of Blackwater Worldwide tried to bribe Iraqi government officials in hopes of retaining the firms security work in Iraq after a deadly shooting episode in 2007, according to current and former government officials.