Erik Prince: Trump Will ‘Roll Over and Accept Same Failed’ Strategy on Afghanistan

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U.S. President Donald Trump’s National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster blocked Blackwater founder Erik Prince from debating the merits of his private security proposal at the recent high-level Afghanistan war strategy meeting at Camp David, the former Navy SEAL confirms to Breitbart News. While McMaster and U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis have been advocating for increasing the American military presence in Afghanistan, Prince has proposed using a private army of about 5,500 troops, backed by nearly 2,000 U.S. service members, to end the nearly 16-year-old war. On Monday night, President Trump is expected to unveil his “new” Afghanistan war strategy, which the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) chief suggested will likely involve taking a page from the previous administration’s playbook — beefing up the estimated 8,400 American troops already in the war-ravaged country. “Sadly, I anticipate [President Trump] to roll over and accept the same failed DOD paradigm of the last 16 years,” Prince told Breitbart News, alluding to the president’s announcement on the ongoing war in Afghanistan, which started in October 2001. “As interested in diversity as the Pentagon claims to be, they aren’t interested in diversity of opinions on how to end their longest war,” he added, suggesting that the
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Fox Sports Radio’s Clay Travis on Protest Climate: ‘Why Are People So Mad?’ — ‘Things Have Never Been Better’ for Americans

On his Monday Fox Sports Radio show “Outkick the Coverage,” Clay Travis blasted the increase in protests around the world, including the Charlottesville protests, national anthem protests and Major League Baseball umpires protesting how they are treated by wearing wristbands. Travis said that even if people dislike President Donald Trump, “things have never been better” for Americans than right now, citing how well the stock market is doing and unemployment being near an all-time low. “Are you guys with me that you’re totally over protesting?” Travis asked. He continued, “You may not like the president, you may think he’s a buffoon, you may think he’s incompetent, all those things could be true, but the stock market is at an all-time high, unemployment is near an all-time low, if it’s not at an all-time low. Why are people so mad?” Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent
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