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Sat Feb 20, 2021, 02:07 AM

UN report says Erik Prince violated arms embargo against Libya: report

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Source: The Hill


Tal Axelrod 11 mins ago

Erik Prince, former head of security contractor Blackwater, sent weapons to a Libyan militia leader in violation of a United Nations arms embargo.

A confidential U.N. report sent to the Security Council and obtained by The New York Times shows that Prince sent foreign mercenaries with weapons such as attack aircraft and gunboats to eastern Libya in 2019 to support Khalifa Haftar, the commander who was fighting to supplant the internationally-recognized Libyan government.

The mercenaries involved in the plot also reportedly planned to assassinate specific Libyan commanders.

The report adds to the infamy of Blackwater, which garnered international criticism in 2007 when its contractors killed 17 civilians in Iraq. Prince, a former Navy SEAL and the brother of former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, mostly sends his resources to Africa, including many of its resource-rich but impoverished nations. He was also one of former President Trump's staunchest supporters.

Read more: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/un-report-says-erik-prince-violated-arms-embargo-against-libya-report/ar-BB1dQirj?li=BBnb7Kz

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Feb 20, 2021, 02:33 AM

1. "mercenaries with weapons such as attack aircraft and gunboats"

Where is the money coming from? The black budget?

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Feb 20, 2021, 02:42 AM

2. To The Hague with him.

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Sat Feb 20, 2021, 10:20 AM

3. Locking

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