Blackwater Guards Jailed for 2007 Killing of Civilians

business_ethics_highlights_2Four former employees of private security contractor, Blackwater, have been handed lengthy jail terms in relation to their roles in the killing of civilians in Nisour Square, Baghdad, in 2007. There are legal, political, and diplomatic issues here, but also questions of corporate ethics: what are your obligations to properly train, instruct, and manage employees who carry guns in a war zone? >>>

Ex-Blackwater Guards Given Long Terms for Killing Iraqis

[The four worked for] …Blackwater, which won more than $1 billion in government contracts. Its employees, most of them military veterans, protected American diplomats overseas and became enmeshed in the Central Intelligence Agency’s clandestine counterterrorism operations. ….


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