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15 Jan, 2010 09:18

Blackwater back in action

Security company Blackwater, now known as Xe, is suspected to be planning bombings in the Somali capital Mogadishu.

Investigative journalist Wayne Madsen says it will not be easy for Blackwater to restore its image despite the company’s efforts.

“I don’t know how successful they are going to be at revamping their image,” Madsen told RT. “We are dealing with a company that has very strong links to the Republican Party, to the extreme right wings in this country. The idea of engaging in false flag attacks to get the warring parties at each other’s throats is nothing new; the same charges have been leveled against Blackwater/Xe in Pakistan by, among others, the former heads of the Pakistani Inner Service Intelligence Organization (EISI). They have also been thought to be behind the roadside bombings in Algeria that were blamed on Islamist Al Qaeda in North Africa.”