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 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Bill O'Reilly Lashes Out At Colbert For Mocking His Plan To Fight ISIL

“Mr. Colbert and others of his ilk have no bleepin' clue how to fight the jihad. They don’t know anything," the Fox News host said. "And when somebody gets beheaded, their reaction is ‘Oh, that’s bad!’ But by being completely vacant, it doesn’t stop these ... [Published Talking Points Memo - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

O'Reilly Brags That Henry Kissinger Likes His Mercenary Plan To Fight Terror

“I was with Henry Kissinger last night and he told me my idea of a worldwide anti-terror force paid for by the coalition of nations under the supervision of Congress. ... Kissinger has endorsed that for years,” O’Reilly told ABC host George Stephanopoulos, ... [Published Talking Points Memo - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread

Conservatives have been foaming at the mouth with glee since Obama decided to start bombing somebody (ISIS), but still are slamming him for not unleashing the Kraken sooner. Some like Bill O'Reilly are calling for a Team America: World Police to be ... [Published Crooks and Liars - Sep 28 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]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 2 reports

Monday Evening Open Thread: Douchecanoe of the Week

Eric “the” Prince , glibertarian, military teat-sucker, war profiteer. Yahoo reports on a yahoo: Erik Prince has a message for ISIS: You’re lucky Blackwater is gone. On Friday night, the controversial founder of the private military company had ... [Published Balloon Juice - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Blackwater Founder: We Could Stop ISIS

Erik Prince says his old private army could have dealt with the Islamic State militants on their own—and that Republicans need to start fighting ‘like we pay them to.’Erik Prince has a message for ISIS: You’re lucky Blackwater is gone.On Friday night, ... [Published Daily Beast - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Maverick PAC event to feature Ted Cruz - Katie Glueck

Maverick PAC, a Republican group with ties to the Bush family, is hosting a closed-press gathering in Washington over the weekend, where speakers will include Sens. Ted Cruz and Rob Portman, both potential 2016 White House contenders, and Republican National ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Blackwater Founder Erik Prince To Advise Chinese Firms In Africa

Former Navy SEAL and Blackwater founder Erik Prince has a new security venture. This time he is helping Chinese firms to “ take the drama out of Africa” by consulting on how the businesses should establish themselves and operate throughout the continent. ... [Published Firedoglake - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Blackwater’s Erik Prince Wrote A Book About Erik Prince, And How He Is Awesome

With Blackwater back in the news , Yr Wonkette is pleased to bring you this review of a book written by Blackwater founder Erik Prince. This post is made possible by a generous grant from the Edward Bernays Foundation for Accuracy in Memoirs ... [Published Wonkette - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 6 reports

How Blackwater Survived Iraq Probes Of Being "Above The Law" - By Threatening To Kill Investigators

Just weeks before Blackwater guards fatally shot 17 civilians at Baghdad’s Nisour Square in 2007, The NY Times reports that the State Department began investigating the security contractor’s operations in Iraq. However, as James Risen reports, a senior ... [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 10 2014 - Updated Jun 10 2014 - 2 reports

Blast From The Past! Murdery Blackwater Guards Finally Standing Trial

We haven’t thought about Blackwater in awhile, probably because they changed their name to Xe, which sounded like some sort of Scientology thing. That only lasted a couple years, and now they’re Academi, which just makes it look like they can’t ... [Published Wonkette - Jun 10 2014]

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In a discussion before the Maverick PAC, featuring four-star Gen. James Conway, Prince said, "it’s a shame the administration crushed my old business because, as a private organization, we could’ve solved the boots-on-the-ground issue" The Daily Beast reported

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Bill O'Reilly Lashes Out At Colbert For Mocking... [Published Talking Points Memo - 22 hours ago]
O'Reilly Brags That Henry Kissinger Likes His M... [Published Talking Points Memo - Sep 29 2014]
Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread [Published Crooks and Liars - Sep 28 2014]
Ex-Blackwater CEO Hearts O'Reilly Plan To Unlea... [Published Talking Points Memo - Sep 24 2014]
Erik Prince: My Group Could Have Crushed ISIS [Published NewsMax.com - Sep 24 2014]
Monday Evening Open Thread: Douchecanoe of the ... [Published Balloon Juice - Sep 22 2014]
Blackwater founder: We could have fought ISIS i... [Published Russia Today - Sep 22 2014]
Blackwater Founder: We Could Stop ISIS [Published Daily Beast - Sep 20 2014]
Maverick PAC Announces National Conference Agenda [Published A.M. Best - Sep 18 2014]
“War is Good for Business”: Contractors Ready t... [Published Global Research - Sep 17 2014]
Maverick PAC event to feature Ted Cruz - Katie ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 17 2014]
Contractors Ready to Cash In On ISIS War [Published Daily Beast - Sep 13 2014]
Blackwater on trial for 2007 Baghdad murders [Published Middle East Eye - Sep 03 2014]
'We worked with a Pentagon adviser' [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
How Mercenaries and Gun Culture Shaped One of t... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Aug 26 2014]
Blackwater Founder Erik Prince To Advise Chines... [Published Firedoglake - Jul 07 2014]
Blackwater’s Erik Prince Wrote A Book About Eri... [Published Wonkette - Jul 01 2014]
How Blackwater Survived Iraq Probes Of Being "A... [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 01 2014]
After Threatening To Murder Government Official... [Published Think Progress - Jun 30 2014]
Blackwater considered itself above the law, US ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 30 2014]
Alarms Were Sounded on Blackwater Well Before t... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jun 30 2014]
Alarms Were Sounded on Blackwater Well Before t... [Published The China Blog - Jun 30 2014]
Alarms Were Sounded on Blackwater Well Before t... [Published TIME.com - Jun 30 2014]
Blackwater Film Resumes Hollywood's Love Affair... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 11 2014]
Blast From The Past! Murdery Blackwater Guards ... [Published Wonkette - Jun 10 2014]
7 years later, Blackwater guards go on trial [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Jun 10 2014]
South Sudan Chaos Halts Ex-Blackwater CEO’s Ref... [Published Energy and energy security - May 24 2014]
400 Blackwater Mercs Deployed In Ukraine Agains... [Published Zero Hedge - May 11 2014]
Can This Oppo Research Guru Survive the Mudslin... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Apr 25 2014]
David Isenberg: Africa, China, Oil, & Blackwater [Published Public Intelligence Blog - Feb 06 2014]
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Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread [Published Crooks and Liars - Sep 28 2014]
Conservatives have been foaming at the mouth with glee since Obama decided to start bombing somebody (ISIS), but still are slamming him for not unleashing the Kraken sooner. Some like Bill O'Reilly are calling for a Team America: World Police to be ...
Monday Evening Open Thread: Douchecanoe of the ... [Published Balloon Juice - Sep 22 2014]
Eric “the” Prince , glibertarian, military teat-sucker, war profiteer. Yahoo reports on a yahoo: Erik Prince has a message for ISIS: You’re lucky Blackwater is gone. On Friday night, the controversial founder of the private military company had ...
Blackwater Founder Erik Prince To Advise Chines... [Published Firedoglake - Jul 07 2014]
Former Navy SEAL and Blackwater founder Erik Prince has a new security venture. This time he is helping Chinese firms to “ take the drama out of Africa” by consulting on how the businesses should establish themselves and operate throughout the continent. ...
Blackwater’s Erik Prince Wrote A Book About Eri... [Published Wonkette - Jul 01 2014]
With Blackwater back in the news , Yr Wonkette is pleased to bring you this review of a book written by Blackwater founder Erik Prince. This post is made possible by a generous grant from the Edward Bernays Foundation for Accuracy in Memoirs ...
How Blackwater Survived Iraq Probes Of Being "A... [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 01 2014]
Just weeks before Blackwater guards fatally shot 17 civilians at Baghdad’s Nisour Square in 2007, The NY Times reports that the State Department began investigating the security contractor’s operations in Iraq. However, as James Risen reports, a senior ...
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