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Mitt Romney's Blackwater Connection

"Governor Mitt Romney today announced that Cofer Black, a former top counterterrorism official at the Central Intelligence Agency and State Department, has joined his campaign for President of the United States. Black will serve as Senior Adviser for counterterrorism and national security issues."
"Thursday, Apr 26, 2007
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Boston, MA - Governor Mitt Romney today announced that Cofer Black, a former top counterterrorism official at the Central Intelligence Agency and State Department, has joined his campaign for President of the United States. Black will serve as Senior Adviser for counterterrorism and national security issues."

 http://www.mittromney.com/News/Press-Releases/Cofer_Black_Joins_Romney_Campaign

Recent background on Cofer Black:

"Corporate Positions
In February of 2005, Cofer Black took a vice-president position at the private military corporation, Blackwater USA.

In February of 2007, Black merged his own company, The Black Group with two others to form Total Intelligence Solutions, LLC, an commercial-inltelligence company which services are meant to "bring CIA-style intelligence services to Fortune 500" companies.

Presidential Candidate Advisory Role
On April 27, 2007, Mitt Romney's campaign announced Cofer Black would assume the position of Senior Adviser for counterterrorism and national security issues for Romney's presidential campaign."

More at:
 http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=J._Cofer_Black