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Posted: Friday, October 5, 2007 8:20 am | Updated: 7:13 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has ordered an overhaul of U.S. Embassy security practices in Iraq, tightening government oversight of diplomatic convoys escorted by private security contractors following the Blackwater USA shooting incident in which 13 Iraqis were killed in Baghdad.

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