Monday, January 28, 2008

Video of Little Bird rescuing Polish ambassador


Here's a video of the Blackwater "Little Bird" landing on a Baghdad street to evacuate Poland's ambassador to Baghdad, Edward Pietrzyk, after he survived an assassination attempt by Islamist insurgents. After the ambush, the US Embassy called in Blackwater to fly in a Little Bird to extract the wounded ambassador; the US military for some reason could not send in a helicopter. The October 3, 2007 rescue received little media attention in the US.

2 comments:

Eric F said...

I am an undergraduate student at Syracuse University who is studying the U.S. media’s seeming bias towards Blackwater and other private security corporations. I want to hear from someone who has a different perspective on the corporation and hear their side of the story rather than be misled by the mass media.

If you would not mind answering a few questions I also sent out to Blackwater, please email me back at efuhrman@syr.edu.

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