Friday, August 7, 2009
The Nation‘s Jeremy Scahill and Keith Olbermann discuss the explosive news Scahill broke on Tuesday: Blackwater’s founder, Erik Prince, has been accused, in sworn depositions from two former employees, of murder. Scahill notes that Blackwater being involved in scandal is “no great surprise,” but the explosive details in the report confirm Prince’s view of the war in Iraq as a religious crusade. More importantly, Scahill says, the Justice Department is in possession of this information, and according to the attorneys in the civil case from which these depositions came, Prince could be eligible for murder charges.
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