Palestinian leader wants Blackwater to take over his security detail

Say what? Blackwater is busy these days. They’ve already committed themselves to training Taiwan’s secret police, guarding Japan’s missile interceptors, not to mention their activities in Iraq. Worky work, busy bee. — PID

Feb 23, 2008 RAMALLAH (WORLD TRIBUNE) — Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas plans to replace his security detail with those trained by the United States. PA sources said Abbas has been discussing the replacement of his personal security force with the Bush administration. They said the PA chairman wants a U.S. contractor to train his bodyguards in Western techniques and in the use of advanced equipment. Full Report