Friday, December 04, 2009

Blackwater Boss Hits Back after CIA 'Outing'

WASHINGTON (AFP) — The former US Navy SEAL who gained notoriety as head of disgraced private security firm Blackwater said he felt betrayed after being outed as part of a CIA covert assassination program. Erik Prince told the US magazine Vanity Fair in an interview published Wednesday that he felt someone "threw him under the bus" in revealing his link to the program. ... Prince, a Republican backer and father of seven, said the disclosure was politically motivated. ...