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Emit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:52 AM
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Blackwater Offers Training to 'Faith Based Organizations'
Blackwater Offers Training to 'Faith Based Organizations'

This is not a story from The Onion.

By Jeremy Scahill

In its ever-evolving re-branding campaign, Blackwater has created a new alter-ego for part of the companys business. Meet the Personal Security Awareness program, which appears to be an off-shoot of Erik Princes Greystone, Ltd., a classic mercenary operation registered offshore in Barbados. On its website, which was registered on February 20, 2009 and went live recently, the program is described as a multi-phase course which is designed to assist Non-Government Organizations, Faith Based Organizations and Commercial Businesses by providing individual personal awareness and driver training for their personnel when deployed to unfamiliar environments. ...

Blackwater, of course, works for such organizations as the International Republican Institute, but Faith Based Organizations? Are they serious? Im sure there are just scores of Islamic aid groups just lining up to take courses from Blackwater, Xe, US Training Center, Greystone, Personal Security Awareness. Moreover, any legitimate faith based organization that wants harmony with other faiths would be insane to work with this company. One of the courses offered is described as teaching persons traveling to foreign environments how to remain safe during their travels in a vehicle. This truly is surreal. What would seem more appropriate would be a company offering courses on how to remain safe in a vehicle when going anywhere near Blackwater forces. Remember how those unarmed Iraqi civilians were blown up in their car by Blackwater operatives at Nisour Square? Or the Afghan civilians allegedly killed in their car by Blackwater operatives in Afghanistan in May?

Also, lets remember that Blackwaterheaded by a man described in a sworn statement by a former employee as view(ing) himself as a Christian crusader tasked with eliminating Muslims and the Islamic faith from the globe is itself a twisted faith-based organizationand a very violent one at that.

Then there is this course in Session III: Teaches rules of the road and includes specific driving techniques for a specific region. I can just imagine what goes on during this course: If you are trying to convert Muslims in a Muslim country and some Muslims happen to come near you, lay (the) Hajiis out on cardboard as payback for 9/11.

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crim son Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 01:00 AM
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1. Flaggergasted doesn't express it.
Thing is, I imagine they'll get a great response.
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NYC_SKP Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 01:00 AM
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2. Aren't they clever? Here's their website:
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