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(Photo: Bob Davis / Flickr)Erik Prince, the founder of the notorious Blackwater (now known as Academi) private army that wreaked havoc during the ... brother of education secretary Betsy DeVos, and close friend to Steve Bannon, is not letting any grass grow under his mercenary and entrepreneurial feet.
M ercenary turned private security tycoon Erik Prince has famously pitched an audacious plan to the Trump Administration: Hire him to privatize the war in Afghanistan using squads of "security contractors." Now, for the first time, Buzzfeed News is publishing that pitch, a presentation that lays out how Prince ...

Wait until the transcript of Erik Prince's testimony is released, this friendly person said. You won't believe it. It was the ... As you may know, Prince got rich running Blackwater, a mercenary military contracting force that fell apart after going renegade in the aftermath of the invasion of Iraq. Prince went on to a ...
... Blackwater founder and former Navy Seal Erik Prince has been hounding the Trump Administration to embrace his batshit crazy plan for winning the war in Afghanistan through the unprovoked slaughter of unarmed civilians by trigger-happy mercenaries. While Mattis gave Prince the death stare politely ...
In August 2017, it emerged that infamous private military contractor Erik Prince was proffering up the idea of privatizing the war in Afghanistan to both that country's leadership and U.S. government officials, including offering to create a mercenary air arm to aid beleaguered Afghan troops. A more detailed ...
People like Flynn and Erik Prince have stated that a push against 'radical Islam' makes Russia a natural ally thereby justifying rapprochement, but this seems ... the Obama administration, later Bush too), Prince's ability to sell his mercenary services to the US government and military were severely reduced.

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.
Erik Prince, the founder of the American private military company Blackwater and a major donor to President Donald Trump, is proposing a privately-trained police force that he believes would solve the trafficking crisis in Libya. The plan would involve police stationed along the porous southern Libyan ...
For the past year, Erik Prince has been peddling an idea that should alarm anyone who has followed his career: We should replace U.S. troops in Afghanistan with Mercenaries, preferably his. For those who do not know Prince, he was a founder of Blackwater International, the private military contractor that ...
The Trump Administration is, however, considering a plan proposed by Blackwater founder Erik Prince to privatize a large portion of the U.S. effort in Afghanistan. Prince's ... "The way the United Nations defines mercenaries, by being attached to the Afghan Army, they would not be Mercenaries," Prince said.
Erik Prince, the founder of the private military contractor Blackwater, is pushing a plan to intervene in the migrant crisis in Libya with a proposal involving a privately-trained police force that would ... Prince has faced intense scrutiny for his own human rights record as the world's most well-known mercenary.
According to the Washington Post, the rendezvous was arranged by the United Arab Emirates, where Prince moved in 2010 and formed a mercenary army ... Bannon recruited Prince earlier this year to draft a plan that would replace US troops in Afghanistan with for-profit mercenaries--supplied, of course, ...
According to Salon's Heather Digby Parton, "Prince has been under investigation by the government for money laundering and attempts to broker his mercenary services to foreign governments." Last year, The Intercept's Matthew Cole and Jeremy Scahill reported that Prince has been "working with a small ...
Erik Prince doesn't live in the state, he's from the same party as the .... Zayed build an 800-man commando army of non-Muslim mercenaries.
Talk of reviving the role comes as Erik Prince, founder of the security firm ... he wants to outsource the war to mercenaries -- a policy from which ...
He's also cozied up to people like Erik Prince, the founder of the former ... with that government to assemble a mercenary security force there.
Erik Prince, the former chief of the controversial private security firm ... an armed mercenary corps to handle hazardous duty in volatile areas.

Prince is the most successful mercenary of his generation, and a ... that Prince--recently seen advertising the services of his mercenaries in the ...
Erik Prince is now reportedly considering a senate run as a Trumpist ... mercenary gangs like Ranger America and the Whitestone Group.
UAE planned to invade Qatar with Blackwater-linked mercenaries: Report ... mercenary army being built by Blackwater founder Erik Prince with ...
Blackwater Founder Erik Prince Denies Russia Backchannel, Asks for AG ... The founder of the world's most powerful mercenary army, who ...
Erik Prince, founder of the now-defunct private mercenary firm Blackwater, is preparing a challenge against Wyoming Republican Senator John ...
Erik Prince founded his own private mercenary army and now plans to run for Senate. Sources told the New York Times that the former ...
Erik Prince: Founder of mercenary group used by George W Bush in Iraq war 'to ... reports of torture and abuse linked to various Mercenaries.
For the past year, Erik Prince has been peddling an idea that should alarm anyone who has followed his career: We should replace U.S. troops in Afghanistan with mercenaries, preferably his. For those who do not know Prince, he was a founder of Blackwater International, the private military contractor that ...
Erik Prince is a former Navy Seal who founded the "security contractor" Blackwater in 1997 and acted as its CEO until 2009. Blackwater was heavily involved in the Iraq war, and in September 2007, Blackwater employees shot and killed 17 Iraqis in Baghdad's Nisour Square in what numerous ...
Although they were paid volunteers rather than members of the American military, they were not denigrated as "mercenaries." The Flying Tigers -- who now would be called contractors -- fought for China and the United States and, like paid American contractors in theaters of war today, fought as bravely ...
Erik Prince, America's most notorious mercenary, is lurking in the shadows of the incoming Trump administration. A former senior U.S. official who has advised the Trump transition told The Intercept that Prince has been advising the team on matters related to intelligence and defense, including weighing in ...
However, it is a well-documented fact that Blackwater founder Erik Prince, after he sold Blackwater, moved to Abu Dhabi in 2011 and helped develop an ... But while Prince has moved on, the mercenary troop he helped build did not, and some of those mercenaries are now deployed by the United Arab ...
Erik Prince says he has a better idea -- fight terrorists with only 2,000 ... His mercenaries attacked pirates whenever they came near shore.
... approach to military affairs, as espoused by his adviser Erik Prince. Prince was the head of Blackwater, the infamous mercenary group that ...
Last December, it was announced that Erik Prince's Frontier Services ... an armed mercenary corps to handle hazardous duty in volatile areas.
Blackwater mercenary-king Erik Prince, Islamophobe par excellence Pamela Geller, and alt-right celebrity Mike Cernovich were also reported ...
Although they were paid volunteers rather than members of the American military, they were not denigrated as 'mercenaries.' The Flying Tigers ...
... op-ed by Erik Prince, the founder of the Blackwater mercenary army and ... made many of his original points about Mercenaries in a May Wall ...
Earlier this week I wrote about Blackwater founder Erik Prince's op-ed in the New ... to the world, hoping that his private mercenary company, Frontier Services Group, ... Who would hold him and his mercenaries accountable?
Prince shot back in an op-ed that he finds the word "mercenary" ... and balances on power, does not apply to Erik Prince or his private army.
Earlier this week I wrote about Blackwater founder Erik Prince's op-ed in the New ... to the world, hoping that his private mercenary company, Frontier Services Group, ... Who would hold him and his mercenaries accountable?
Former Blackwater CEO Erik Prince compared his goal of privatizing the war in ... or the U.S. than handing everything over to mercenaries.".
Blackwater (a mercenary firm) CEO Erik Prince is pushing the idea ... or so U.S. troops there are some 26,000 Mercenaries defense contractors.
For the past year, Erik Prince has been peddling an idea that should alarm ... He insists contractors should not be stigmatized as "Mercenaries," ...
Erik Prince's self-serving article about replacing American military personnel with contractors is wrongheaded on a number of fronts.
Erik Prince is a former Navy Seal who founded the "security contractor" Blackwater in 1997 and acted as its CEO until 2009. Blackwater was ...
Although they were paid volunteers rather than members of the American military, they were not denigrated as "mercenaries." The Flying Tigers ...
Erik Prince, the founder of Blackwater USA, the brother of education Secretary ... The peaceful alternative to a soldier is not a mercenary; it might be a ... a cheaper, less transparent force of mercenaries in Afghanistan would ...
Erik Prince, the infamous mercenary advising Trump on how to privatize the war in Afghanistan, holds some reprehensible views of the United ...
... be left to private security contractors, such as those working for Erik Prince, the founder of the infamous Blackwater mercenary company.
Erik Prince, founder of Blackwater, the private security firm notorious for its ... sending an army of thousands of private mercenaries to Afghanistan to "fix" our ... And hiring them as a mercenary army -- wholly apart from the ...
... all options to be on the table, including former Blackwater head Erik Prince's idea to replace the 8,400 U.S. troops there with Mercenaries.
Erik Prince wants nothing less than to create a parallel ... As bad as these and other possible options are, however, one is far worse: hiring mercenaries to do the job of U.S. troops. ... That's the nature of being a mercenary.


 

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