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11 Better Times Op-eds Than Erik Prince’s Pitch to Take Over Afghanistan

On Wednesday, the New York Times ran an op-ed written by Erik Prince, the founder of the infamous private military contractor formerly known as Blackwater, entitled “Contractors, Not Troops, Will Save Afghanistan.” Setting aside the nonexistent merits of turning Afghanistan over to a mercenary army with a lengthy history of wanton civil-rights abuses, it is a … fascinating opinion, from a man who would stand to make a great deal of money were it adopted by the government. Allowing a distinctly unpleasant person to make a serious argument for his own enrichment in the pages of the paper of record? Why, it’s almost like …

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