Helicopters to Afghanistan Blackwater Subsidiary Flouted German Arms Export Laws

A subsidiary of the US private security firm Blackwater flouted German arms export law, the US diplomatic cables have revealed. The company, Presidential Airways, didn't want to wait to get the proper export permit, so it simply transported the aircraft to Afghanistan via third countries.
Blackwater founder Erik Prince (2007 photo): A Blackwater subsidiary bypassed German arms export law, the diplomatic cables have revealed.

Blackwater founder Erik Prince (2007 photo): A Blackwater subsidiary bypassed German arms export law, the diplomatic cables have revealed.

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