Sunday, May 27, 2007

Zazou: Blacklisting Blackwater

I wanted to link to Zazou's post, but did not find the link feature so I'll have to do it the 'old-fashioned' way:

As some of you may know, Blackwater, aka Mercenaries Are Us, is trying to set up a training camp in Southern California outside the town of Potrero, not too far from the SD-Tijuana Border.

Now why would that be, I wonder?

In another post, I will take a deeper look at who and what is Blackwater. Suffice to say, Blackwater is not a nice little security company whose dearest wish is to make the world a comfy place for you and me. Blackwater provides some of the best security money can buy- comandoes? Yep. Psych-ops specialists? Got that. Urban counter-insurgency? Sure. "Pursuasive Techniques training?" Glad you asked.

They recruit former SEALS, special ops, etc, as they come off their tours-- hence the interest in the geographic proximity both to Camp Pendlton and the SEALS on Coronado Island.

Check out Zazou's post at Make Some Noise, it's one of those information pieces you won't read in your local newspaper..

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Anonymous zazou said...

Thank you Ingrid!

Hope your Memorial Day is going well!


11:44 AM  

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