Report: Trump Considering Plan To Privatize Afghanistan War


President Trump has reportedly shown renewed interest in a proposal by Blackwater founder Erik Prince to privatize the U.S. effort in the war in Afghanistan, according to an NBC News.

NBC News on Friday, citing current and former senior administration officials, reported the proposition would replace troops with private military contractors who would work for a government liaison, who would in turn report directly to the president.

Trump’s “advisers are worried his impatience with the Afghanistan conflict will cause him to seriously consider proposals like Prince’s or abruptly order a complete U.S. withdrawal,” according to the report.


Read more at The Hill.



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