#OnThisDay in 2007, Blackwater private security contractors killed and wounded dozens of Iraqi civilians in Baghdad's Nisour Square. @AJHeadtoHead challenges Blackwater founder Erik Prince on his firm's role in Iraq & his plan to privatise the Afghan war
3 former Blackwater security contractors were sentenced to roughly half of their original 30-year prison terms for the deadly 2007 shooting of unarmed Iraqi civilians in Baghdad’s Nisour Square, widely seen as one of the darkest moments of the Iraq war
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A federal jury found a former Blackwater security contractor guilty in the 2007 shooting of dozens of unarmed Iraqis in Nisour Square in Baghdad
It was the third time since 2014 that Nicholas A. Slatten, 35, was on trial over the deaths at a crowded traffic circle in Baghdad’s Nisour Square on Sept. 16, 2007.
Blackwater guards found guilty in Baghdad’s Nisour Square massacre: (Khalid Mohammed/AP)