4 Insights Approximately Blackwater Founder Erik Prince

4 Insights About Blackwater Founder Erik PrinceEnlarge this image toggle caption Mark Wilson/Getty Images Mark Wilson/Getty ImagesErik Prince has bounced around the American news universe for more than a decade.
Four Blackwater contractors were convicted in a U.S. court in 2014 for their roles in the shooting and given lengthy prison sentences.
Analysis Blackwater Founder Backs Outsourcing Afghan War-Fighting to Contractors Blackwater Founder Backs Outsourcing Afghan War-Fighting to Contractors Listen · 7:17 7:17Most importantly, it was not part of the administration’s new Afghan strategy that President Trump laid out Aug. 21.
In 2004, insurgents ambushed Blackwater contractors in the Iraqi city of Fallujah and strung up the charred bodies from a bridge over the Euphrates River.
He first rose to prominence with his security firm Blackwater, which helped guard U.S. officials and government facilities overseas, most notably in Iraq.

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