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Religious fundamentalism in the 'War on Terror'
From snipers to high-ranking officers, many in the US military have publicly stated religious motivations for warfare.
Last updated: 10 Jun 2013 15:15 GMT
Blackwater to pay fine to settle arms charges
US security contractor formerly known as Blackwater agrees to pay $7.5m fine over charges including arms trafficking.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2012 12:19 GMT
The streets of 2012
State and corporate actors everywhere are learning how to repress protesters while maintaining democratic facades.
Last updated: 03 Jan 2012 14:59 GMT
The Stream: GCC courts new kingdoms
Social media commentators analyse Saudi Arabia's proposal to ask Jordan and Morocco to join with Gulf monarchies.
Ahmed Shihab Eldin
Last updated: 01 Jun 2011 19:24 GMT
UAE: Arming up with mercenaries
What possible security risks could have motivated the UAE to hire outside help?
Last updated: 17 May 2011 12:36 GMT
Blackwater killings: 'US at fault'
Private security company, now known as Xe Services, says responsibilty for 2007 Iraq killings lies with US government.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2010 11:28 GMT
Blackwater founder quits CEO post
Founder of US security firm involved in Iraqi civilian deaths incident resigns.
Last updated: 02 Mar 2009 21:04 GMT
Blackwater defends Iraq activities
US firm's founder claims there has been a "rush to judgment" over alleged killings.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2007 06:59 GMT
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