Monday, September 24, 2007

How Iraq won its 'freedom'

By Tom Engelhardt
Asia Times

"In a single document, former US viceroy in Iraq L Paul Bremer granted Blackwater USA and other private security firms that provide hired guns to the military immunity from prosecution. This turned the global clock back at least a century, establishing a special kind of freedom in Iraq. It was, in essence, a get-out-of-jail-free card in perpetuity......"

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