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    Report says Blackwater (Academi) involved in creating unrest in Pakistan

    American private security company, Blackwater is in the spotlight again. A classified report of Pakistani security agencies reveals that the Blackwater is involved in creating unrest in the country’s Balochistan province. Zahid Gishkori is a Pakistani journalist and he has seen the confidential document. This is not the first time American private security contractors have been accused of creating trouble…

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    World Cup Wars: Blackwater (Academi) Providing Training to Brazil Security Forces

    The company formally known as Blackwater is helping provide security training in Brazil in the run up to the 2014 World Cup, stoking fears that the ‘pacification’ of the country’s slums is very much an Iraq-style military occupation. According to the daily Folha D. S. Paulo, Blackwater, renamed “Xe Services” in 2009 and “Academi” in 2011, has been instructing Brazilian…

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