Erik, Prince of Thieves, & Military Run Amok (E209)
On this episode of “Watching the Hawks,” Tyrel Ventura, Tabetha Wallace & Sean Stone reveal how Blackwater’s founder, Erik Prince, is under investigation by the US Department of Justice over money laundering and brokering military service to foreign governments. RT has found documents on the Syria-Turkey border directly implicating Turkey in oil trading with ISIS. Gregory Foster, Professor at the National Defense University, West Point graduate, and decorated veteran of the Vietnam War, joins us in the Hawk’s Nest to talk about the alarming loss of civilian control over the United States military. Tabetha Wallace gives us a one-minute campaign roundup including a speech in support of Bernie Sanders by Rosario Dawson and President Barack Obama’s criticism of Ted Cruz for suggesting that law enforcement patrol Muslim communities.
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