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Fri Feb 17, 2017, 03:04 PM

Erik Prince wants to set up two Blackwater-style training camps in China

Erik Prince — founder of the private military company Blackwater, financial backer of President Donald Trump,
brother to the new Education Secretary Betsy DeVos,
and frequent Breitbart radio guest of White House power broker Stephen Bannon —
has been offering his military expertise to support Chinese government objectives and setting up two Blackwater-style training camps in China, according to sources and his own company statements.

The move could put him at odds with Trump, who has often taken a hard line against China, and could also risk violating US law, which prohibits the export of military services or equipment to China.

Former associates of the 47-year-old Prince told BuzzFeed News that the controversial businessman envisions using the bases to train and deploy an army of Chinese retired soldiers who can protect Chinese corporate and government strategic interests around the world, without having to involve the Chinese People’s Liberation Army.

In December, Frontier Services Group, of which Prince is chairman, issued a press release that outlined plans to open “a forward operating base in China’s Yunnan province” and another in the troubled Xinjiang region, home to the mostly Muslim Uighur minority.

“He’s been working very, very hard to get China to buy into a new Blackwater,” said one former associate. “He’s hell bent on reclaiming his position as the world’s preeminent private military provider.”
https://www.buzzfeed.com/aramroston/betsy-devoss-brother-is-setting-up-a-private-army-for-china?utm_term=.hbKaP10q3#.txXlPxEvj

Article has lots of details, with important info re: Prince, Bannon, etc.

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Fri Feb 17, 2017, 03:08 PM

1. tRump's Overlord, Putin, might not like that. nt

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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 03:17 PM

2. Hoping to be "the worlds preeminent private military provider.

That's a pretty disgusting goal. What a shitty person.

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Response to C_U_L8R (Reply #2)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 03:55 PM

3. Which means he is a success" in Trump's world.

And just the kind of guy Bannon likes.

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