21 Dec 2018

With Mattis out, is Blackwater back?

With SecDef Mattis’s resignation and Trump’s recent announcement about the drawdown of 7,000 U.S. troops from Afghanistan, the Trump administration may be reconsidering Erik Prince’s campaign to replace U.S. troops with mercenaries in the country. Since this summer, Prince campaigned heavily in the media and in DC for the use

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13 Jul 2018

Blackwater founder makes new pitch for mercenaries to take over Afghan war

Blackwater founder Erik Prince has released a video on Youtube calling for a change in policy concerning the Afghan war, away from a “conventional” military approach and towards a smaller fusion force of CIA operatives and 6,000 private contractors. Prince has remained active in private security/military services since leaving Blackwater

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