Law & Order: America's Star Mercenary protects Chinese investment in Africa

From Africa is a Country Tue Dec 4 2012, 06:00:13

Remember when Law & Order: Criminal Intent did a two-hour season premier on Erik Prince's anti-pirate private militia in Somalia? Prince (founder and frequent re-namer of the infamous mercenary company, Blackwater) became a celebrity by escalating and deepening armed conflicts. His intervention in Somalia was just as disturbing as it is anywhere else, but it [...]

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