Who Is Erik Prince? Narrated by Mo Amer | NowThis

Betsy DeVos’ little brother Erik Prince, founder the infamous military contractor Blackwater, allegedly once told his employees to ‘[kill] Iraqis for sport.’ Comedian Mo Aher (Netflix) how the Naval Academy dropout and son of a homophobic billionaire became one of the strongest ties between Trump and Putin.
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In 2007, Blackwater killed 17 Iraqi civilians including a nine-year-old boy. This would be known as the Nisour Square massacre. Blackwater claims that they acted in self-defense but the first soldiers to respond to scene found no evidence of enemy activity. The shootings were reported as criminal activity on behalf of Blackwater. Erik Prince considers himself a Christian Crusader tasked at destroying Islamic life. Now he’s pushing Trump to privatize the war in Afghanistan.

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