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Infamous Mercenary Erik Prince Being Considered to Build Trump’s Foreign Army for Syria

April 20, 2018

Trump is asking Middle Eastern governments to build a military force to replace US troops in northeast Syria, and notorious war profiteer Erik Prince has been asked for help. Medea Benjamin says the plan is scandalous.

The New York Times Gives Ex-Blackwater CEO Erik Prince Free Advertising

August 30, 2017

It’s ‘incredible’ that the New York Times gave former Blackwater CEO Erik Prince editorial space to suggest letting private mercenaries lead the war in Afghanistan, says Col. Lawrence Wilkerson

Trump’s New Afghanistan Strategy: Windfall for the Military-Industrial Complex​

August 21, 2017

After 16 years and over a trillion dollars’ worth ​of fighting, the U.S. has accomplished none of its stated goals–except the goal of​ enriching the ​flourishing military-industrial complex

As Aides Spar, Will Trump Hire Erik Prince for Afghanistan?

August 12, 2017

Amid ongoing White House discord, President Trump is reportedly weighing Blackwater founder Erik Prince’s proposal for a private mercenary force in Afghanistan. Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Colin Powell, says that would be a disaster

Court Throws Out Murder Conviction for Blackwater Guard in Nissour Square Massacre

August 5, 2017

A federal court ordered a new trial for Nicholas Slatten in the 2007 massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqis in Nissour Square, Iraq