Whitewashing Blackwater?

Xe Services exposé by Jeremy Scahill for The Nation newspaper, Blackwaters Secret War in Pakistan, might have provoked a formidable tempest in a teapot among the righteous human rights fighters, the indignant lawyers and duplicitous politicians. For the diplomatic, intelligence and military communities, which are motivated by callous pragmatism rather than heart-breaking emotions, the latest revelations about Blackwaters not-so-secret ops provide bitter food for thought. Whitewashing Blackwater?