Shocking details continue to emerge about mercenary contractor Blackwater. At TheNation.com, Jeremy Scahill reports on today's bombshell: the C.I.A. hired the company in 2004 as private contract assassins in Afghanistan. Scahill also draws a response from Blackwater CEO Erik Prince about recent murder allegations – notice that Prince denounces them, but he doesn't deny them. Jeremy will be on MSNBC's Countdown with Keith Olbermann TONIGHT at 8PM EST (check local listings elsewhere) and on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher FRIDAY at 10PM EST. Please read Jeremy's article and tune in for the full story.