Wednesday, October 03, 2007

Wow, all those South American mercenaries and American cowboys must be very disciplined, especially since they are targets all the time....

"He said the company had clear rules of engagement. Its vehicles had warnings in Arabic to other drivers to keep at least 100 metres away. If a car, potentially a suicide bomber, approached at speed, Blackwater guards would provide further warnings through hand signals, then fire non-lethal incendiary devices and sometimes throw water bottles.

If all that failed, a guard would shoot out the radiator to disable a vehicle, then a shot through the centre of a windscreen to make it difficult to drive and, finally, shoot directly at the driver, Mr Prince said"

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