The Push to Privatize the Afghan War

By Erik Prince

Erik Prince is the founder of Blackwater, and the Chairman of Frontier Services Group.

Blackwater Founder Erik Prince is making a renewed public push to privatize the U.S. war in Afghanistan.  The current CEO and Founder of Frontier Services Group, (a security, aviation and logistics company primarily doing business in Africa) has reportedly gotten the attention of the President, despite the fact that current military officials are not said to be in favor.

Speaking to ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday, National Security Advisor John Bolton said “I’m always open to new ideas,” but put the ultimately decision squarely in the lap of the President.  “I’m not going to comment on what the thinking is,” he told ABC.  “That’ll ultimately be the president’s decision.”

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