Erik Prince

Type: Person
Name: Erik Prince (Erik D Prince)
Title: Founder and Chairman
Company: Academi
Date of Birth: 1969-06-06
Place of Birth: Holland (Place in Michigan, US)
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Erik Prince
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

A Small Bit Of Justice For Iraqis

Four Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings: http://t.co/VxVGQsCt5v pic.twitter.com/ARUZ9G6qrQ— RYOT NEWS (@RYOTnews) October 23, 2014Four former Blackwater security contractors were found guilty yesterday in the infamous 2007 Nisour Square ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Academi, Erik Prince, Iraqis
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

A guilty verdict (finally!) on Bush's Blackwater mercenaries

Every once in a while, the residual stench from the Bush administration's Iraq disaster still stings our nostrils.Remember Blackwater? The mercenary firm that made big money in Iraq, thanks to the Bush team's unprecedented efforts to outsource the U.S. ... [Published News Works - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Academi, Iraq, Verdict
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Guilty verdict for all 4 ex-Blackwater guards

WASHINGTON - Four security guards belonging to the notorious Blackwater Worldwide firm were convicted in Washington Wednesday on charges stemming from a deadly 2007 shooting in Iraq that resulted in the death of 14 civilians.The verdict reinforced assertions ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - 17 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Hillsdale’s Prince

Erik Prince (Photo Courtesy of Flikr Creative Commons)Former Blackwater CEO left the Naval Academy for the more principled academics of Hillsdale, served the community as a firefighter, loved learning.In 1989, when student Erik Prince of Holland, Michigan ... [Published Hillsdale Collegian - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

IN THE MAIL: From Erik Prince, Civilian Warriors: The Inside Story of Blackwater and the Unsung Her…

IN THE MAIL: From Erik Prince, Civilian Warriors: The Inside Story of Blackwater and the Unsung Heroes of the War on Terror. Plus, today only at Amazon: Yamaha RX-A830 7.2-Channel Network AVENTAGE Home Theater Receiver, $449.95 (50% off). And, ... [Published Instapundit - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

Open thread for night owls: Ex-Blackwater chief proposes mercenary army to fight ISIS

Mirror Lake, Yosemite National ParkCondemnation for Bill O'Reilly's idea of using mercenaries to fight ISIS rather than using American forces has been fierce, but he can count on support from one key group: The mercenaries .The man who founded and ran ... [Published Daily Kos - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 3 reports

Erik Prince, brother of Betsy DeVos and founder of Blackwater, says private contractors should be fighting ISIS

click to enlargeWikipediaJeremy Scahill's 2008 book documented the rise of Blackwater Worldwide, a company that sent thousands of private military contractors to fight in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.It was only a matter of time for this to happen. Now ... [Published MetroTimes.com - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Will Private Contractors Like Blackwater Join the Fight Against ISIS?

Private patrol.Photo by Patrick Baz/AFP/This article originally appeared in Business Insider.Erik Prince, founder of the controversial security contractor Blackwater, recently claimed that for-hire ground troops were the missing element of the US-led ... [Published Slate Magazine - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 7 reports

Ex-Blackwater Chief Urges Hired Guns to Take on ISIS

Erik Prince, founder of Blackwater Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg via If Obama won’t send in troops, he says, time to send in mercenariesThe man who founded and ran Blackwater—the company that sent thousands of private workers into Afghanistan and Iraq—says ... [Published Time - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Let contractors fight the Islamic State, Blackwater founder Erik Prince says

Erik Prince testifies in 2007 before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform about the controversial company he founded, Blackwater, Inc. (Photo by Linda Davidson/ The Washington Post)As the fight against the Islamic State unfolds, the ... [Published Washington Post - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-Blackwater CEO Hearts O'Reilly Plan To Unleash Mercenaries On Terrorists

"It's possible and doable," said Erik Prince, former CEO of the notorious private security firm Blackwater USA.He went on to address some possible objections: "There's three arguments against this, there's reliability, accountability and cost."But O'Reilly ... [Published Talking Points Memo - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Erik Prince: My Group Could Have Crushed ISIS

Blasting the Obama administration, Erik Prince, former Navy SEAL and founder of the controversial one-time "private security" or "mercenary" firm Blackwater, says his group could have crushed the Islamic State (ISIS) without putting American combat troops ... [Published NewsMax.com - Sep 24 2014]

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Privatization - what a sweet deal. As Prince said back then, "we're trying to do for the national security apparatus what fedex did for the postal service."

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A Small Bit Of Justice For Iraqis [Published Atlantic Monthly - 1 hour ago]
A Small Bit Of Justice For Iraqis [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 1 hour ago]
A guilty verdict (finally!) on Bush's Blackwate... [Published News Works - 3 hours ago]
Blackwater guards convicted, detained [Published Portland Press Herald - 12 hours ago]
Four Blackwater guards guilty of ’07 Iraq killings [Published Oman Tribune - 17 hours ago]
Guilty verdict for all 4 ex-Blackwater guards [Published The Nation Pakistan - 17 hours ago]
Ex-Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraqi deaths [Published TwinCities.com - 17 hours ago]
Blackwater Sentenced: Former Blackwater Guards ... [Published Travelers Today - 18 hours ago]
Hillsdale’s Prince [Published Hillsdale Collegian - 19 hours ago]
Blackwater fighters found guilty for Baghdad sh... [Published Toronto Star Online - 19 hours ago]
5 Four Blackwater guards found guilty in 2007 I... [Published Washington Post - 20 hours ago]
Four Blackwater Guards Convicted of Killing 14 ... [Published Foreign Policy Magazine - 20 hours ago]
Blackwater guards found guilty in 2007 killings... [Published Idaho Statesman - 21 hours ago]
Jury Convicts Four Blackwater Guards in 2007 Sh... [Published JD Journal - 22 hours ago]
Jury Convicts Four Blackwater Guards in 2007 Sh... [Published JD Journal.com - 23 hours ago]
Blackwater Guards Found Guilty of Iraq Shootings [Published 4 Traders - Oct 22 2014]
Blackwater trial: Four American mercenaries fou... [Published The Independent - Oct 22 2014]
U.S. jury convicts Blackwater guards in 2007 Ir... [Published Washington Post - Oct 22 2014]
IN THE MAIL: From Erik Prince, Civilian Warrior... [Published Instapundit - Oct 19 2014]
Open thread for night owls: Ex-Blackwater chief... [Published Daily Kos - Oct 16 2014]
Open thread for night owls: Ex-Blackwater chief... [Published Daily Kos - Oct 16 2014]
Is A Mercenary Army The Answer To ISIS In Syria? [Published KJRH-TV - Oct 15 2014]
This One Paragraph Explains How ISIS Managed To... [Published Business Insider - Oct 14 2014]
Erik Prince, brother of Betsy DeVos and founder... [Published MetroTimes.com - Oct 13 2014]
Will Private Contractors Like Blackwater Join t... [Published Slate Magazine - Oct 13 2014]
Blackwater Founder Wants Mercenaries to Fight I... [Published REASON Online - Oct 13 2014]
Blackwater Founder Wants Mercenaries to Fight I... [Published Hit & Run - Oct 13 2014]
London firm seeks Nairobi listing as it eyes oi... [Published Business Daily Africa - Oct 12 2014]
Ex-Blackwater Chief Urges Hired Guns to Take on... [Published Time - Oct 10 2014]
Ex-Blackwater Chief Urges Hired Guns to Take on... [Published The China Blog - Oct 10 2014]
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A Small Bit Of Justice For Iraqis [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 1 hour ago]
Four Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings: http://t.co/VxVGQsCt5v pic.twitter.com/ARUZ9G6qrQ — RYOT NEWS (@RYOTnews) October 23, 2014 Four former Blackwater security contractors were found guilty yesterday in the infamous 2007 Nisour ...
Jury Convicts Four Blackwater Guards in 2007 Sh... [Published JD Journal.com - 23 hours ago]
Summary: Four military veterans were convicted on Wednesday for their part in a 2007 shooting that killed 14 Iraqi citizens and wounded 17 more. In 2007, 14 Iraqi citizens were killed and another 17 were wounded when American security contractors ...
IN THE MAIL: From Erik Prince, Civilian Warrior... [Published Instapundit - Oct 19 2014]
IN THE MAIL: From Erik Prince, Civilian Warriors: The Inside Story of Blackwater and the Unsung Heroes of the War on Terror. Plus, today only at Amazon: Yamaha RX-A830 7.2-Channel Network AVENTAGE Home Theater Receiver, $449.95 (50% off). And, ...
Open thread for night owls: Ex-Blackwater chief... [Published Daily Kos - Oct 16 2014]
Mirror Lake, Yosemite National Park Condemnation for Bill O'Reilly's idea of using mercenaries to fight ISIS rather than using American forces has been fierce, but he can count on support from one key group: The mercenaries .The man who founded and ...
Blackwater Founder Wants Mercenaries to Fight I... [Published Hit & Run - Oct 13 2014]
<p><img alt="" height="227" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/_external/2014_10/a-blackwater-employee-wikicomm.jpg?h=227&w=250" title="A Blackwater employee.|||Wikicommons" width="250" style="float: right;"/&gt;The Islamic State (ISIS) is massacring ...
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