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By JEREMY SCAHILL The Nation / Alternet International Posted by Bulatlat.com One of the most incendiary details in the documents is that Blackwater sought to become the “intel arm” of Monsanto, offering to provide operatives to infiltrate activist groups. Over the past several years, entities closely linked to the private security firm Blackwater have provided…

Migrante fears that recruitment of OFWs bound for war-torn Iraq would intensify in the coming months as the U.S. State Department renewed its contract with Blackwater, a U.S.-based private contractor providing security to U.S. diplomats and personnel in Iraq. This, despite the existing ban on OFW deployments to Iraq, as, Migrante said, the POEA is…