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Steve Fainaru

Washington Post Foreign Correspondent

Steve Fainaru appears in the following:

Concussions and the NFL

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru discuss their new Frontline documentary “League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis,” which chronicles the claims of thousands of former players who say the National Football League tried to cover up how football inflicted long-term brain injuries on many players.

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Was the N.F.L.'s $765 Million Settlement Fair?

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Steve Fainaru, senior writer for ESPN has been covering the NFL's battle over concussions extensively.  He’s the co-author of the forthcoming book “League of Denial.”  He breaks down the implications of the leagues $765 million settlement with players.


Blackwater may get the boot as Iraqi security

Thursday, December 18, 2008

The State Department announced yesterday that it recommended that the U.S. drop Blackwater, the main private security contractor for American diplomats in Iraq. Blackwater has had an international reputation as the big Baghdad bully who is exempt from Iraqi law and U.S. oversight. All of that changed last year when its guards opened fire in Baghdad, killing 17 Iraqi civilians. Five Blackwater employees have since been charged with manslaughter. If the Blackwater contract is not renewed next year, the big question is, who will rush in to fill the security vacuum? Joining us for some answers is Washington Post foreign correspondent Steve Fainaru, who was embedded with thousands of private security contractors while researching his new book, "Big Boy Rules: America's Mercenaries Fighting in Iraq."


American Mercenaries in Iraq

Friday, December 05, 2008

Find out who’s working for the for-profit companies with contracts in Iraq , and who benefits when military work is being outsourced. Steven Fainaru is author of Big Boy Rules: America’s Mercenaries Fighting in Iraq.

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