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A Pier For The Birds

There is a dilapidated pier in the river jutting out from Key Wallace Drive at Blackwater NWR.  It is a favorite perch for many birds throughout the year, especially cormorants and gulls. 66 more words

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Blackwater’s Erik Prince, China And A New Controversy Over Xinjiang

Erik Prince, the former Navy Seal who founded Blackwater, hardly seems like the type who dwells on corporate niceties. He was, after all, America’s foremost mercenary executive.  69 more words

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Series: Take a Moment and Enjoy a Sunset

Today’s late afternoon clouds looked promising for a possible dramatic sunset.  I decided to go to Blackwater NWR; I had just enough time to get to there and set up beforehand. 148 more words

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Firm founded by ex-Blackwater boss to operate in China’s Xinjiang province

A security firm founded by Erik Prince, the former boss of the private military company Blackwater, has announced a deal with the Chinese state to operate a training facility in China’s largely Muslim Xinjiang province. 363 more words

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Juvenile Red-shouldered Hawk

During my visit last week at Blackwater NWR, I also had the pleasure of watching and photographing this juvenile Red-shouldered Hawk, who had its focus on the marsh grasses below. 132 more words

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Erik Prince company to build training centre in China's Xinjiang

This content was published on February 2, 2019

BEIJING (Reuters) – Hong Kong-listed Frontier Services Group (FSG), co-founded by former U.S. military services contractor Erik Prince, has signed a deal to build a training base in China’s far western region of Xinjiang, the company said in a statement. 414 more words

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Private Armies, the 'Prince' of Peace & the New World Order Rabbit-Hole...

You know, sometimes you start out with a simple question.

And you start exploring for possible answers to that question; only to end up falling down a deeper rabbit-hole than you had expected. 4,527 more words

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