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Blackwater guards are accused of opening fire on civilians in a 2007 incident. (MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Documents: Blackwater Guards Were out Of Control

A State Department investigator warned that contractors for Blackwater Worldwide saw themselves as above the law and that the contractors, rather than department officials, were in command, according to a memo disclosed Monday.

06/30/2014

A lack of oversight on Defense Department contracts has left more than 80 percent of taxpayer-funded Afghanistan projects vulnerable to direct funding of terrorists, including the Taliban.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Senate Report: Mismanaged US Contractor Funds Aid Taliban, Afghan Enemies

A lack of oversight on Defense Department contracts has left more than 80 percent of taxpayer-funded Afghanistan projects vulnerable to direct funding of terrorists, including the Taliban.

04/12/2013