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Sun Feb 3, 2019, 06:48 AM

Erik Prince opening a shady facility in China

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/01/business/erik-prince-xinjiang-china-fsg-blackwater.html?utm_source=SupChina+Free+Newsletter&utm_campaign=82e57fb0b7-January+24+2019+free+email_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_96063830a5-82e57fb0b7-165372307

"Erik Prince, a former member of the Navy SEALs best known as the founder of the security contractor formerly known as Blackwater, has made it clear that he considers China a priority. He teamed up with one of Chinas biggest conglomerates and set up a company that would help Chinese companies overseas.

But Mr. Prince scrambled on Friday to distance himself from the latest announcement: that his company, Frontier Services Group, had struck a deal to build a training camp in the northwestern Chinese region of Xinjiang, where hundreds of thousands of Muslims have been detained in indoctrination camps that have drawn condemnation in Washington and abroad.

Frontier Services Group said in January that it had reached an agreement with officials and an industrial park in Tumxuk, a city in western Xinjiang, to build a training facility there. The announcement provided few details about what kind of training would take place there, though the company cast the project as a move to help upgrade the city through tourism and infrastructure projects."..

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