scahill: blackwater hit squad unconstitutional
from raw replay: According to the Washington Post, Blackwater received millions of dollars to train CIA teams in simulated kidnappings. Author Jeremey Scahill comments on the assassination outsourcing. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast Aug. 20, 2009.
helen thomas wants cia to 'stop the killing'
from raw replay: Veteran White House correspondent Helen Thomas just wants the CIA to “stop the killing.” Thomas asked White House press secretary Robert Gibbs if President Barack Obama planned to put an end to contracts with the firm formally known as Blackwater. The New York Times recently reported that Blackwater had been hired by the CIA to hunt down members of al Qaeda. This video is from C-SPAN, broadcast Aug. 21, 2009.