Daily Archives: December 7, 2017

Private War: Erik Prince Has His Eye On Afghanistan’s Rare Metals

[Translate] Private War: Erik Prince Has His Eye On Afghanistan’s Rare Metals BuzzFeed News is publishing the slide presentation by the founder of Blackwater to privatize the Afghan war and mine Afghanistan’s valuable minerals. He pitched the proposal to the … Continue reading

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The Trump Administration Is Mulling A Pitch For A Private “Rendition” And Spy Network

[Translate] The Trump Administration Is Mulling A Pitch For A Private “Rendition” And Spy Network A private company has proposed that the US government pay it millions to undertake intelligence and covert operations. Posted on November 30, 2017, at 2:01 … Continue reading

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We Need to Keep a Close Eye on Erik Prince

[Translate] We Need to Keep a Close Eye on Erik Prince AP ByJosh MarshallPublishedDecember 7, 20173:06 pm From TPM Reader RM … The one thing I think your piece needs to address is the personal interests or motivations for pushing … Continue reading

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Navy Captain To Face Charges In Ongoing ‘Fat Leonard’ Scandal

[Translate] News Navy Captain To Face Charges In Ongoing ‘Fat Leonard’ Scandal By Courtney Mabeus, The Virginian-Pilot on December 6, 2017 A Navy captain who once commanded a destroyer squadron attached to the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson is the … Continue reading

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Blackwater founder Erik Prince denies he owes an ex-business partner $1 million

[Translate] Blackwater founder Erik Prince denies he owes an ex-business partner $1 million Blackwater founder Erik Prince arrives for a closed meeting with members of the House Intelligence Committee last week. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP) By Ian Shapira December 6 at 6:04 … Continue reading

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Revealed: Blackwater Founder Erik Prince’s Business Ties With Netanyahu’s Disgraced Chief of Staff

[Translate] https://www.haaretz.com/1.827137 Revealed: Blackwater Founder Erik Prince’s Business Ties With Netanyahu’s Disgraced Chief of Staff U.S. businessman at center of storm over allegedly setting up back-channel between Trump and Putin has ties to Ari Harow and an Israeli financier Hagai … Continue reading

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Erik Prince Transcript Released

[Translate] Erik Prince Transcript Released Washington, December 6, 2017 The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence has released the transcript of the committee’s hearing with Erik Prince. You can access the transcript here. Prince – H. Intel Comm. transcript

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Donald Trump’s super-secret spy team? This loony scheme is way too plau

[Translate] Erik Prince; Oliver North(Credit: AP/Gerry Broome/Manuel Balce Ceneta) Donald Trump’s super-secret spy team? This loony scheme is way too plausible Erik Prince and Oliver North are supposedly scheming to defeat the “Deep State” with a private Trumpian spy squad … Continue reading

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Attorneys for tortured combatant seek depositions from Spokane psychologists Mitchell and Jessen

[Translate] Attorneys for tortured combatant seek depositions from Spokane psychologists Mitchell and Jessen UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 6:58 p.m. By Thomas Clouse tomc@spokesman.com(509) 459-5495 Spokane psychologists James Mitchell and Bruce Jessen may not be done talking to attorneys about … Continue reading

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District court finds Alien Tort Statute applicable to acts of torture committed extraterritorially where other relevant conduct touched or concerned the United States

[Translate] District court finds Alien Tort Statute applicable to acts of torture committed extraterritorially where other relevant conduct touched or concerned the United States Baker McKenzie USA November 21 2017 Salim v. Mitchell, No. 2:15-cv-286 (E.D. Wash. Aug. 7, 2017) [click … Continue reading

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