Thursday, March 23, 2017

Asia Unhedged — Blackwater’s Eric Prince to open bases in China

US private military company Frontier Services Group (FSG) is planning operations in China’s Xinjiang Province that will support the One Belt, One Road initiative, Chinese state media reported Wednesday.
FSG’s chairman, Eric Prince, is better known as the founder of the Blackwater military company, which played a large role in the US-Iraqi war. Prince told China’s Global Times that “FSG has expanded its geographic focus from purely Africa to include the Northwest corridors of the One Belt and One Road initiative.”
Seemingly at odds with plans to provide military services in China, Prince has close ties to the White House. His sister is a member of the president’s cabinet, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, and he was a frequent radio guest of White House chief strategist Steve Bannon’s Breitbart....
Asia Times
Blackwater’s Eric Prince to open bases in China
Asia Unhedged


John said...

Why would China allow Prince anywhere near the country, other than perhaps to do the world a favour and fill him with lead?

Tom Hickey said...

Prince's sister, Betsy DeVos, is in Trump's cabinet. Maybe the Chinese are looking for a link. They are kind of out in the cold wrt to the Trump administration.

Joe said...

This is only about a hundred thousand times more egregious and scandalous than anything we've heard so far about about Trump and Russia.

PMC's should be made illegal and anyone working for one, in a foreign country, should have to face serious consequences should they return to the US.