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Mercenaries Outside the Law

by Jason Charles

This month Eric Prince has resigned from the scandal ridden Xe inc. formerly know as Blackwater, revealing a decade long relationship as a deep cover CIA operative specifically tasked with building and mobilizing an elite army of private assassins for the CIA.

For the past six years, Prince "appears to have led an astonishing double life," writes Adam Ciralsky. "Publicly, he has served as Blackwater's CEO and chairman. Privately, and secretly, he has been doing the CIA's bidding, helping to craft, fund, and execute operations ranging from inserting personnel into 'denied areas' places US intelligence has trouble penetrating to assembling hit teams targeting Al-Qaeda members and their allies."
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