Caught this at Politico. What I what to know is why we are doing business with an outfit like Blackwater now that Bush and Cheney are gone.
by Laura Rozen:
Tired of Tiger Woods and the Salahis?
Go read this Vanity Fair profile of Blackwater CEO (until today — he reportedly has resigned) Erik Prince which says he was a CIA asset for the past six years, before, he claims, he "was thrown under the bus."
by Adam Ciralsky – Erik Prince, recently outed as a participant in a C.I.A. assassination program, has gained notoriety as head of the military-contracting juggernaut Blackwater, a company dogged by a grand-jury investigation, bribery accusations, and the voluntary-manslaughter trial of five ex-employees, set for next month. Lashing back at his critics, the wealthy former navy seal takes the author inside his operation in the U.S. and Afghanistan, revealing the role he’s been playing in America’s war on terror. …