blackwater

  1. Singularity

    Blackwater founder had key role in Trump transition, despite repeated denials

    The Boston Globe reports that Erik Prince entered Trump Tower covertly several times and met with key aides before his secretive visit to the Seychelles to meet with Russian operates for the purposes of setting up a "back channel" to Putin. As recently as last week, Spicer denied that Prince...
  2. TennesseeRain

    Blackwater founder held secret meeting to establish Trump-Putin back channel

    The United Arab Emirates arranged a secret meeting in January between Blackwater founder Erik Prince and a Russian close to President Vladi*mir Putin as part of an apparent effort to establish a back-channel line of communication between Moscow and President-elect Donald Trump, according to...
  3. KnotaFrayed

    Blackwater's Prince....in the news again...The plot thickens

    Erik Prince, Betsy DeVos's brother and co-inheriter of the Edgar Prince fortune.....the founder of Blackwater....in the mix again... "Blackwater founder held secret Seychelles meeting to establish Trump-Putin back channel"...
  4. cpicturetaker12

    ANOTHER Trump'r meets with PUTIN in secret, BLACKWATER OWNER

    A special envoy of Donald Trump? Blackwater founder met in secret with Putin associate as ‘unofficial envoy’ for Trump: report ELIZABETH PREZA 03 APR 2017 AT 17:06 ET Erik Prince Screen Capture (YouTube) DON'T MISS STORIES. FOLLOW RAW STORY Erik Prince, the founder of the security...
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    Blackwater Founder Erik Prince, Brother of Betsy DeVos, Is Secretly Advising Trump

    The Intercept’s Jeremy Scahill has revealed Betsy DeVos’s brother, Erik Prince, the founder of the mercenary firm Blackwater, has been quietly advising Trump’s transition team, including helping vet Cabinet picks. On election night, Prince’s wife, Stacy DeLuke, even posted pictures from inside...
  6. Friday13

    The Legacy of Blackwater

    Blackwater's Legacy Goes Beyond Public View
  7. jacobfitcher

    US Blackwater guards jailed for Iraq deaths

    A former Blackwater guard has been sentenced to life in prison and three others to 30 years over the killing of 14 Iraqi civilians in 2007. Nicholas Slatten and three others were convicted last year for the killings in Baghdad's crowded Nisoor Square. A further 17 Iraqis were injured as...
  8. The Man

    Russian Blackwater

    On separatist sites this recent pic I saw identified as "Spetsnaz (Special Forces) of Novorossia" They are too well equipped and uniformed to be another rag tag separatist militia, yet regular Russian military doesn't dress like this. Some are suggesting they are some Russian version of...
  9. Use Caution

    US jury convicts Blackwater security guards in deaths of Iraqi civilians. YES!

    US jury convicts Blackwater security guards in deaths of Iraqi civilians Seven years after American security contractors killed 14 unarmed Iraqis by firing machine guns and grenades into a Baghdad traffic circle, a jury in Washington on Wednesday convicted all four Blackwater Worldwide guards...
  10. G

    Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings

    Four former Blackwater security guards were found guilty Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, and a federal judge ordered them immediately to jail. In an overwhelming victory for prosecutors, a jury found Nicholas Slatten guilty of first-degree murder. The three...
  11. Bluegrass

    United Arab Emirates Hires Reflex Responses (Blackwater)

    The shell company run by Erik Prince, Reflex Responses (Blackwater), was hired by the United Arab Emirates, who signed a $529 million contract. The mercenary group is to be deployed if foreign guest workers revolt or pro-democracy protests erupt. The Obama Admin has expressed full support of the...
  12. angryamerican

    Blackwater by any other name(30) is just as crooked.

    A rose by any other name would smell just as sweet. Black water by anyother name, or 30 different names would be just as crooked.. NYT: Web of Blackwater companies revealed - World news - The New York Times - msnbc.com Blackwater Worldwide created a web of more than 30 shell companies...
  13. Blueneck

    Blackwater charges dropped by US district judge

    What is the difference between the underwear bomber and Blackwater? Blackwater killed civilians and the underwear bomber didn't, but guess who's going to jail? Maybe they did this on purpose? http://edition.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/meast/01/01/iraq.blackwater.charges/
  14. nonsqtr

    Blackwater guards joined CIA in Afghan raids

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Employees of the Blackwater private security company took part in secret CIA raids in Iraq and Afghanistan, the New York Times reported Friday, citing former employees and intelligence officials. Blackwater contractors, who gained notoriety for abuses in Iraq, including...
  15. michaelr

    Blackwater Founder Implicated in Murder

    Blackwater Founder Implicated in Murder Involved in murder, how about multiple murders?? Black water has to be shut down, Bush used them to cover the real number of troops in Iraq. Unfortunately Obama is doing the same. These murderers have had their time i the sun. I hope this clown gets...
  16. H

    Blackwater back in U.S. employ

    Blackwater is like the French Foreign Legion. They do the dirty work for the empire in Iraq. Most of Blackwater's mercenaries include former members of death squads from Latin America, trained by the US at the School of the Americas in Ft. Benning Georgia. Blackwater back in...
  17. N

    Blackwater kicked out of Iraq!

    MOSUL, Iraq, Jan. 28 -- The Iraqi government has informed the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad that it will not issue a new operating license to Blackwater Worldwide, the embassy's primary security company, which has come under scrutiny for allegedly using excessive force while protecting American...
  18. B

    Blackwater Guards Charged in 2007 Shooting of Iraqis

    I find it interesting that Blackwater is disassociating itself from the case and doesn't seem to be held accountable for the actions of the people it hired and gave weapons to.... Bloomberg.com: U.S.
  19. M

    Blackwater to leave security business following problems in Iraq

    here.................. I do not believe this at all, mayhap it is a fear tactic I dunno, but Blackwater getting out of the security business is well too hard to believe.
  20. R

    Blackwater to US Govt: "You need us."

    The Raw Story | Blackwater CEO: US government will always need 'companies like us' So, Blackwater is getting out of the merc business? I wonder what use they could possibly have domestically...