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New Oversight for Blackwater: Too Little, Too Late?

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New Oversight for Blackwater: Too Little, Too Late?

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New Oversight for Blackwater: Too Little, Too Late?

New Oversight for Blackwater: Too Little, Too Late?

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The U.S. has ordered new measures to improve the oversight of Blackwater USA, the security contractor working in Iraq.

The new measures include video cameras on U.S. convoys, and audio recordings of radio traffic between the U.S. embassy and convoys.

Some say the security measures are too little too late. Blackwater security guards are accused of opening fire on Iraqi civilians in a deadly incident last month.

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