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@AramRoston and @Reuters just lit up Tahnoon Bin Zayed Al Nahyan like a Christmas tree. The question is why don't we spy on the Nayhan family? And more to the point after Erik Prince left? I will provide the answer at the end. reuters.com/article/us-usa…
According to Prince, one of Tahnoon his first projects was a secret anti piracy program in Puntland using money laundered through a UAE based charity. Not to be confused with the Reflex Response project the Crown Prince tossed Erik's way for not getting love from the IOMAX deal.
Abu Dhabi's reorganization from the previous unschooled older generation to the modern educated and westernized generation began in 2004 (note the Tahnoon in this doc is not the same) and the ascent of the Crown Prince. wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/0…
The young Tahnoon is a big fan of Ju-Jitsu, UFC, cycling and a proponent of sports and healthy living in a region known for much exercise as well as coordinating secretive military agreements from Somalia, Libya to Afghanistan bjjee.com/articles/the-b…
Prince was set up in two free villas across from the Marina Mall and given an office on the 6th floor of the NAS building Tahnoon via his Royal Group was supposed to be a big investor ($50M) In Erik Prince's Frontier Resources Group.
Prince as Assurance Management Consultancy then ran a spy network in addition to his Reflex Response gig which a Deferred Prosecution prevented him from legally doing. Aviation assets and bomb fuses were also a major part. theintercept.com/2019/05/03/eri…
Tahnoon was allegedly at a disastrous Erik Prince/George Nader/Kirill Dmitriev meeting in the Seychelles. Again another secret Prince project that was lit up by intercepts and the WaPo. The attempt to restart secret projects with Prince failed miserably. washingtonpost.com/world/national…
It's not like Tahnoon picks the #BestPeople to hang out with it is just that he understands the disposability of foreigners peddling skills to his kingdom. Most if not all of their major defense and intel projects are run by foreigners like Prince who can be quickly flushed.
For example the current role of the UAE in Libya requires (like Puntland and Mogadishu) cash money, brazenly violating the UN arms embargo and backing "strongmen" along with providing skillsets and outside weapons and skills. All while denying it. emiratesleaks.com/en/uae-finance…
Prince's failed projects were taken "in house" by Emiratis and other providers hired to fill the gaps. Today the UAE has thousands of retired intel and military professionals making big money much the East India Company. Mercenaries and Sepoys. Ergo Prince's fascination with EIC.
So why doesn't the CIA spy on the UAE? Because people like Prince/Sanchez/Hindmarsh/Clarke etc ran/run their shit. That's why. We are using the UAE as a proxy force to do our dirty work because they are unaccountable to the UN or other bodies. reuters.com/investigates/s…
We would be spying on Americans doing tacitly approved operations and being paid off by massive US weapons purchases. The question is at what point does the Nahyan (and Saud) family self interest diverge from American ones? And when does their corruption of US government harm us?
The good old days: "During the reign of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, so many Europeans took up service at the Mughal Army that a distinct suburb was built for them outside Delhi named Firingipura (Foreigners' Town)"en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercenari…
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