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The Ethiopian lobby and certain influential elements within US foreign policy-making circles continue to label Eritrea as a Marxist rogue state that undermines regional institutions such as IGAD and international ones like the UN Security Council; a closed society that espouses a deep rooted hatred towards ...
... UAE officials at the meeting in Seychelles didn't introduce Prince and Russian executive Kirill Dmitriev, as Prince had stated. Prince, who founded the private security company formerly known as Blackwater, today known as Academi, had testified before the House Intelligence Committee that the meeting ...

WASHINGTON - Erik Prince heeft vlak voor de inauguratie van Donald Trump contact proberen te leggen tussen de aanstaande president en het Kremlin. De oprichter van het beruchte huurlingenleger Blackwater (inmiddels omgedoopt tot Academi) en de broer van de 'Nederlandse' onderwijsminister Betsy DeVos zou ...
Prince, the founder of Academi, the private military contractor formerly known as Blackwater, initially described the meeting as an impromptu ... Email the Roundup Team noteworthy law and security-related articles to include, and follow us on Twitter and Facebook for additional commentary on these issues.
During the transition, Prince met with members of Trump's incoming national security team and boasted to friends about his influence in the Trump orbit, ... replacing some US troops with private military contractors -- like the fighters employed by his former company, Blackwater, now known as Academi.
A former intern for Rohrabacher, Prince revolutionized mercenary warfare through his private security contract firm Blackwater, which rebranded as Academi in 2011. Both figures are under intense scrutiny for their ties to Moscow and have been called before intelligence committees investigating collusion ...

Prince is the founder of Blackwater, a private military company whose members murdered 17 civilians in Baghdad in 2007. The firm now operates under the name Academi, and its mercenaries are reported to be fighting with UAE forces against Houthi rebels in Yemen. The Blackwater founder was not an ...
Prince and Rohrabacher have been friends for decades. The Blackwater founder worked as an intern for the California Republican in 1990. Rohrabacher also defended Prince when Blackwater, today known as Academi, came under fire after a group of its employees opened fire on Iraqi civilians in 2007, ...
Mr. Nader, a Lebanese-American businessman who advises Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, the effective ruler of the Emirates, also ... close later to several advisers in the Trump White House, had once worked as a consultant to Blackwater, a private security firm now known as Academi.
The owner of the Daily Mirror announced a sharp drop in revenues for 2017 yesterday amid what it called a “difficult trading environment”. Trinity Mirror, which plans to change its name to Reach after its acquisition of the Express and Star newspapers, also revealed that Simon Fox, its chief executive, ...
Since 2013, other similar contracts were awarded; two contracts for a “Special Security Advisor” went to ADGA Group Consultants Inc. for over ... shows DND spending over a million dollars on the services of disgraced military contractor Academi, formerly known as Blackwater founded by Erik Prince.
He was earlier the Vice President for Special Projects at the Olive Group, a private mercenary organization that has since merged with Blackwater-Academi into forming the present Constellis Holdings. In 2014, Mesurier created his own company, May Day Rescue using funding from US and UK to expand ...
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government dramatically increased spending on services from the notorious company formerly known as Blackwater, ... from the Department of National Defence (DND), in the 2016-2017 fiscal year the government purchased two million dollars in services from Academi, the ...
That was once the name of an American security firm now known as Academi. It was founded by former U.S. navy SEAL Erik Prince. ... page refers to a 2012 CBC news story stating the Canadian Forces spent $2.4 million in 2011 to train at a facility operated by Xe Services, an earlier name for Blackwater.
Russian sources told Bloomberg more than 200 mercenaries were killed, while a U.S. official said 100 died and another 200 to 300 were injured. The mercenaries involved reportedly belonged to Wagner, the Russian counterpart to American private security force Academi — once known as Blackwater. “Coalition officials ...
The United Nations Mercenary Convention, signed in 2001, defines and places limits on what constitutes mercenaries. Although ... After re-branding Blackwater as Xe, then selling it in order to escape its universally bad reputation, company founder Erik Prince went on to create Academi (Blackwater 3.0).
The scariest of those is Erik Prince, CEO of the notorious "private contractor" company Academi -- formerly known as Blackwater -- who is busily pitching one crackpot ... His history during the Iraq War as the head of Blackwater, which was essentially an unaccountable mercenary army, made him infamous.

The founder of Blackwater – a private military firm later known as Xe Services and now known as Academi – Prince is set to appear Thursday before the committee behind closed doors. The appearance was described by the committee as "open in a closed space," indicating that a transcript will likely be ...
Less well-known is that one of the principal investors is Erik Prince, the founder of the controversial private security firm Blackwater (now Academi), according to a confidential briefing obtained by Foreign Policy. Prince's investment in Wickr is by no means secret, but it is obscure. When asked about his ...
The business — and the show — has its roots in the couple's military backgrounds. Ashley Williams, 32, is a former soldier, and Andy Williams, 36, served in the Marine Corps. After getting out of the military in 2004, he worked in Iraq for the private security firm Blackwater, now called Academi, and bought ...
In this November 11, 2011, file photo Yevgeny Prigozhin (left) assists then Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin during a dinner outside Moscow. Prigozhin, also known as "Putin's chef," is among thirteen Russians indicted in connection with US special prosecutor Robert S. Mueller's investigation of ...
Erik Prince, the founder of Blackwater USA, the private security company now known as Academi, at one point hired Mr. Nader to help the company generate business deals in Iraq. In a 2010 deposition that Mr. Prince gave as part of a lawsuit against the company, Mr. Prince described Mr. Nader as a ...
From the millions of tax dollars being spent on special forces training from the private military contractor formerly known as Blackwater, to protesters outmanoeuvring private guards at pipeline hearings in Montreal, VICE News has spent the week investigating the rise of Canada's private security sector.
That was once the name of an American security firm now known as Academi. It was founded by former U.S. navy SEAL Erik Prince. ... page refers to a 2012 CBC news story stating the Canadian Forces spent $2.4 million in 2011 to train at a facility operated by Xe Services, an earlier name for Blackwater.
The United Nations Mercenary Convention, signed in 2001, defines and places limits on what constitutes mercenaries. Although ... After re-branding Blackwater as Xe, then selling it in order to escape its universally bad reputation, company founder Erik Prince went on to create Academi (Blackwater 3.0).
... counterterrorism official; and Erik Prince, founder of the controversial private security firm Blackwater USA (now called Academi). There is no suggestion that any of these backers are aware that the app is being used to arrange drug deals that would have previously taken place on dark net marketplaces.
Betsy DeVos' brother, Erik Prince, founded the international security firm Blackwater USA, since renamed Academi. The 19-day ArtPrize festival showcases art in museums, bars, laundromats, auto shops and vacant storefronts, and awards a $200,000 prize by public vote and another $200,000 prize by jury ...
Defending his ministry's decision, Iqbal had said the country cannot be shut out to foreigners on the pretext of a 'security situation'. ... stating that organisations like Blackwater — a private military contractor company now known as Academi — had made way into the country under the pretext of INGOs.
"Blackwater or other security contractors will not be able to enter the country. All the checks are in place." Mazari had criticised the visa-on-arrival policy for 24 countries, stating that organisations like Blackwater — a private military company now known as Academi — had made way into the country under ...
The source said that the name 'Blackwater' is being circulated as providing the mercenaries. The controversial private security company, however, no longer exists under that name and is now Academi. A spokesperson for Constellis, Academi's parent company, denied the claims. The spokesperson told ...
Law360, Nashville (January 3, 2018, 6:57 PM EST) -- Security contractor Academi failed to follow clear bidding requirements on two U.S. Department of State ... Academi — formerly known as Blackwater and as Xe Services — was one of six bidders awarded an IDIQ deal, and made task order proposals for both the East ...
Unsure of the possible reactions of the Royal Guard once Prince Mutaib had been dismissed, he offered MBS the assistance of the mercenaries of Academi (ex-Blackwater) in order to proceed with the arrests. Finally, remembering the media campaign against his father, he provided the spin doctors with a ...
Unsure of the possible reactions of the Royal Guard once Prince Mutaib had been dismissed, he offered MBS the assistance of the mercenaries of Academi (ex-Blackwater) in order to proceed with the arrests. Finally, remembering the media campaign against his father, he provided the spin doctors with a ...
Over the past few weeks, we've been reporting on some of the proposals, projects, and schemes being hatched by Erik Prince, the founder of the notorious Blackwater private security group (now known as Academi). Prince, the brother of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and a friend of Steve Bannon, has ...
(Photo: Bob Davis / Flickr)Erik Prince, the founder of the notorious Blackwater (now known as Academi) private army that wreaked havoc during the ... and security firm, brother of education secretary Betsy DeVos, and close friend to Steve Bannon, is not letting any grass grow under his mercenary and ...
The proposal reportedly came from Erik Prince, the guy who founded Blackwater (renamed Academi), a private military contractor. ... Michael Anton, a spokesperson for the National Security Council, responded, “I can find no evidence that this ever came to the attention of anyone at the NSC or [White ...
His involvement in foreign policy raises eyebrows because of his involvement in Blackwater (now known as Academi), the multinational security firm that operates around the world. Though he sold the company in 2010, Prince has made a fortune from wars – from Iraq to Afghanistan. He has also attracted ...
Blackwater lost a $1 billion contract with the State Department to protect American diplomatic personnel in 2009, after the Iraqi government refused to renew the company's operating license. The company was later renamed and sold, and now operates as Academi. Prince was also questioned by House ...
Blackwater lost a $1 billion contract with the State Department to protect American diplomatic personnel in 2009, after the Iraqi government refused to renew the company's operating license. The company was later renamed and sold, and now operates as Academi. Prince was also questioned by House ...
The founder of Blackwater – a private military firm later known as Xe Services and now known as Academi – Prince is set to appear Thursday before the committee behind closed doors. The appearance was described by the committee as "open in a closed space," indicating that a transcript will likely be ...
Erik Prince founded his own private mercenary army and now plans to run for Senate. Sources told the New York Times that the ... A former U.S. Navy SEAL and heir to the billion-dollar Prince Group holdings company, Prince founded the private security firm Blackwater in 1997. Initially providing security for ...
Less well-known is that one of the principal investors is Erik Prince, the founder of the controversial private security firm Blackwater (now Academi), according to a confidential briefing obtained by Foreign Policy. Prince's investment in Wickr is by no means secret, but it is obscure. When asked about his ...
He said Athey has worked for his agency for a number of years and left the Sheriff's Office to work for the private military company formerly known at Blackwater. Now known as Academi, the company was founded by former Navy SEAL Erik Prince and does private security work, much of it overseas in war ...
... counterterrorism official; and Erik Prince, founder of the controversial private security firm Blackwater USA (now called Academi). There is no suggestion that any of these backers are aware that the app is being used to arrange drug deals that would have previously taken place on dark net marketplaces.
S audi Arabia has released 23 of the 200-or-so powerful individuals detained since November on corruption charges after they reached deals with the government, Okaz newspaper reported on Tuesday. The report did not name those involved in what appeared to be the first large-scale release since the ...
S audi Arabia has released 23 of the 200-or-so powerful individuals detained since November on corruption charges after they reached deals with the government, Okaz newspaper reported on Tuesday. The report did not name those involved in what appeared to be the first large-scale release since the ...
Baghdad and the ruling political parties assimilate it with the American security outfit Blackwater, the now defunct firm owned by Erik Prince that sowed ... that Olive has been owned since last year by an affiliate of Constellis (IOL 755), a holding company that took over Academi (formerly Blackwater) in 2014.
Baghdad and the ruling political parties assimilate it with the American security outfit Blackwater, the now defunct firm owned by Erik Prince that sowed ... that Olive has been owned since last year by an affiliate of Constellis (IOL 755), a holding company that took over Academi (formerly Blackwater) in 2014.
His involvement in foreign policy raises eyebrows because of his involvement in Blackwater (now known as Academi), the multinational security firm that operates around the world. Though he sold the company in 2010, Prince has made a fortune from wars – from Iraq to Afghanistan. He has also attracted ...
Blackwater lost a $1 billion contract with the State Department to protect American diplomatic personnel in 2009, after the Iraqi government refused to renew the company's operating license. The company was later renamed and sold, and now operates as Academi. Prince was also questioned by House ...


 

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