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Sat May 5 2007 (Updated 05/06/07)
Largest Mercenary Army: Blackwater
Sat May 5 2007 (Updated 05/06/07)
Journalist Jeremy Scahill delivers fervent speech to Sacramento
from the newswire: Independent journalist and author of 'Blackwater-Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army', a New York times bestseller, gave a fervent speech Thurs. May 3 at the United Methodist Church on J and 21st streets in Sacramento.
Investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill, a correspondent for the independent radio and television news show Democracy Now, and frequent contributor to The Nation, went into detail with the crowded room about his investigation into the private contractor security company Blackwater USA.
“It’s sort of an inappropriate term because when you hear the term contractor I think what comes to mind is construction worker, people that are building something, a bridge or a building or a hospital. I think it’s an odd term for heavily armed men running around war zones with no laws governing their presence,” Scahill said....continued

Scahill also spoke in North Fork on Saturday, May 5. See photos and story here: photoNorth Fork
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