BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:30 P.M.) – Private military contractors may replace the U.S. troops that are withdrawing from Syria, ex-Blackwater chief Erik Prince said this week.

According to Prince, the military contractors could not only protect the U.S.’ allies on the ground but also help counter Iran’s influence inside Syria.

“The United States doesn’t have a long-term strategic obligation to stay in Syria. But, I also think it’s not a good idea to abandon our allies,” he told Fox Business.

The ‘allies’ Prince is referencing the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), who have helped capture most of the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) areas in northeast Syria.

As of now, there are no known U.S. military contractors in Syria; however, there are many Russians that are currently active across the country.

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The US doing exactly what they have accused Iran of doing employing mercenary militias. Just another example of the US taxpayer funding the defence of Israel.

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ROFL. You seem not to understand serious points, thank to the lousy mullahs’ brainwashing. 1.) – USA pays for 17.6% of Israeli military budget ($3.81bln per year) which is not a lot compared to US military budget of $700bln. – USA gets Israel as a Silicon Valley v2.0 for really cheap. – USA gets transfers of military technology from Israel that worth way much more, e.g. Patriot PAAC-4 ‘Stuner’ interceptor is nothing else than Israeli David’s Sling missile built in the USA by Raytheon and costs around 10x less than the Lockheed missile while being more efficient, so, at $350k/missile… Read more »

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Ha Ha. Black Water, White Water, Dirty Water, No Water. What difference does it make? Remove the American Uniform and Flag and then wear Blackwater Uniform and Logo.