Category Archives: Afghanistan

Privatization Of Afghan War Against National Sovereignty: Karzai

[Translate] Privatization Of Afghan War Against National Sovereignty: Karzai Gen. John Nicholson, US commander in Afghanistan, has refused to meet contractor over private air force. Hamid Karzai, the former president of the Afghanistan, has expressed his opposition to the possibility … Continue reading

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How to Destroy Afghanistan: Establish a Private Contractor Army

[Translate] How to Destroy Afghanistan: Establish a Private Contractor Army The large-scale privatization of the U.S. force in Afghanistan is unlikely to be effective. Molly Dunigan August 13, 2017 In recent weeks, two major players in the private security industry … Continue reading

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Plan to Privatize US War in Afghanistan Gets Icy Reception

[Translate] Plan to Privatize US War in Afghanistan Gets Icy Reception August 12, 2017 5:30 PM William Gallo Ayub Khawreen Hasib Danish Alikozai Blackwater Founder Pushes Privatization of US War in Afghanistan 0:02:56 0:00:00 /0:02:56 Blackwater Founder Pushes Privatization of … Continue reading

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Dana Rohrabacher: We need a new Afghanistan strategy

[Translate] OPINION Dana Rohrabacher: We need a new Afghanistan strategy by Rep. Dana Rohrabacher | Aug 11, 2017, 12:01 AM The situation in Afghanistan continues to deteriorate, and I have urged the Pentagon to consider new strategies. It’s time to … Continue reading

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Blackwater founder Erik Prince cites East India Company as a model to privatize Afghanistan war

[Translate] Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 02:28 PM EST Blackwater founder Erik Prince cites East India Company as a model to privatize Afghanistan war The White House is considering using Prince’s approach — and he’s making the media rounds to pitch … Continue reading

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Erik Prince’s ‘Reckless’ Proposal for Afghanistan

[Translate] August 10, 2017 Erik Prince’s ‘Reckless’ Proposal for Afghanistan Atlantic Council’s Sean McFate warns against plan that would rely more on military contractors By Ashish Kumar Sen Erik Prince, pictured here testifying before the House Oversight and Government Reform … Continue reading

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

[Translate] August 12, 2017 As Aides Spar, Will Trump Hire Erik Prince for Afghanistan? 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 … Continue reading

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Mercenaries Are a Bad Idea for Afghanistan

[Translate] Mercenaries Are a Bad Idea for Afghanistan Andrew Bernard When Erik Prince, the notorious founder of Blackwater, published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal in June calling for an American viceroy in Afghanistan to lead a contracted military … Continue reading

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Outsourcing the air war in Afghanistan

[Translate] Outsourcing the air war in Afghanistan Erik Prince deserves a chance to do what the military can’t Illustration on outsourcing U.S. air power in Afghanistan by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times more > Print By Gary Anderson – – Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Inside Erik Prince’s secret proposal to outsource the war in Afghanistan

[Translate] Josh Rogin Opinion Inside Erik Prince’s secret proposal to outsource the war in Afghanistan By Josh Rogin August 9 Erik Prince in 2007. (Linda Davidson/The Washington Post) Businessman and Blackwater founder Erik Prince has been shopping around Washington a … Continue reading

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