What Else is Washington Hiding About US Participation in Yemen?

The recent news about Green Berets deployed along the Saudi border highlights the ever-growing U.S. role. So, what else is Washington not disclosing about the US in Yemen?

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Sana’a  – For the past three years, the United States has attempted to disguise, manipulate, or outright deny its involvement in Yemen. Nonetheless, new facts come to light every so often that indicate Washington’s participation in the Saudi-led war is much more hands-on than officials let on.   The Covert Role of the US in Yemen The

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New York Times Slammed For Running ‘Advertorial’ By Notorious War Profiteer

“Why is the New York Times op-ed page publishing Erik Prince’s sales pitch for more mercenaries?”

Blackwater founder Erik Prince testifies before a House committee examining the mission and performance of private military contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan, Oct. 2, 2007. (Susan Walsh/AP)

The New York Times came under fire on Wednesday for running what critics characterized as "uncontested propaganda" in the form of an op-ed by notorious war profiteer and Blackwater founder Erik Prince. As in his other prominent op-eds that ran recently in the Wall Street Journal and USA Today, Prince—the brother of Education Secretary Betsy

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Blackwater Founder’s ‘Disturbing’ Plan To Privatize Afghan War Gains Ground

Erik Prince appears eager to capitalize on conflict within the Trump administration, and his recent moves indicate that he sees a significant business opportunity in Afghanistan.

Blackwater founder Erik Prince testifies before a House committee examining the mission and performance of private military contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan, Oct. 2, 2007. (Susan Walsh/AP)

As President Donald Trump vents his frustration with the United States' "losing" strategy in Afghanistan, the "notorious mercenary" and Blackwater founder Erik Prince has seized the moment to offer his favored alternative: privatize the war. According to a report by Katrina Manson of the Financial Times on Monday, Prince has drafted a

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Judges Tosses Murder Conviction Of Blackwater Mercenary Who Killed 14 Unarmed Civilians

Three former mercenaries who killed and injured 31 unarmed Iraqis in Nisour Square will be resentenced, and a fourth may be retried.

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A federal appeals court on Friday threw out lengthy prison sentences of three former operatives for private mercenary firm Blackwater Worldwide—and ordered a retrial for a fourth operative who had received a life sentence—for their roles in the notorious 2007 Nisour Square massacre in Baghdad, which left 14 unarmed Iraqis dead and another 17

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Blackwater Founder Calls For ‘American Viceroy’ To Rule Afghanistan

Prince’s past connections to President Donald Trump indicate that his advice could potentially have some measure of influence on the White House.

Blackwater CEO and founder Erik Prince (AP/Sara D. Davis)

Displaying what one commentator called "sheer 19th-century bloodlust and thirst for empire," Erik Prince, founder of the private mercenary firm Blackwater, argued in The Wall Street Journal this week that the United States should deploy an "East India Company approach" in Afghanistan. The country, he wrote, should be run by "an American viceroy

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Secret Meeting Between UAE, Russia And Blackwater Founder Erik Prince Investigated By FBI

The clandestine meeting was a failed effort to convince Russia to abandon it’s alliance with Iran.

Blackwater CEO and founder Erik Prince (AP/Sara D. Davis)

The United Arab Emirates arranged a secret meeting in January between Erik Prince, the founder of a private security company, and a Russian close to President Vladimir Putin. The meeting was first reported by the Washington Post, which said that Prince met with an unnamed Russian emissary close to Putin, and that the meeting was an effort to

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