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Blackwater – Our Worst Enemy

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At the center’s original lodge, [Erik Prince] proudly pointed out a stuffed bobcat, a wild turkey and a beaver that he recalled killing. The lobby of the Blackwater headquarters resembles a ski lodge with a twist: The front doors feature barrels from .50-caliber machine guns. Inside, a glass showcase displays replicas of guns used to assassinate presidents.

Read this. A loose cannon contracting company that specializes in building weapons and private armies gains a foothold the American government. So does that sow the seeds of civil war?

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Written by Peter Holslin

October 13, 2007 at 3:05 pm

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