05 Oct 2018

As Afghanistan Frays, Blackwater Founder Erik Prince Is Everywhere

Former head of Blackwater, Erik Prince recently attempted and largely failed to pitch US transition to the use of mercenary forces in Afghanistan, with both the US Secretary of Defense and Secretary of State dismissing the option as a bad idea. Since then, however, he has been making the pitch

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06 Sep 2018

Here’s the blueprint for Erik Prince’s $5 billion plan to privatize the Afghanistan war

Erik Prince has continued to advocate the privatization of the war in Afghanistan through a plan that will allegedly cut costs and make gains that have remained illusive over the past 17 years. Prince has betted on President Trump’s longstanding opposition to the significant U.S. presence in Afghanistan, a bet

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