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Australian Security Contractor Sentenced to Death in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — An Australian security contractor working for an American company has been sentenced to death by an Afghan court for murdering a colleague and then trying to cover up the crime by staging a Taliban ambush.

It is the first time a foreigner working with the NATO coalition has been sentenced to death in Afghanistan.

The contractor, Robert Langdon, a 38-year-old who worked for a New Mexico-based security company called Four Horsemen International, was convicted of murder last October and sentenced to death, but the authorities kept quiet about the case.

Full story: Australian Security Contractor Sentenced to Death in Afghanistan – NYTimes.com