On April 26, 2017, Mr. Prince was invited by Oxford University to share his thoughts on the state of modern terrorism and warfare, a history of private military contractors, and his personal experience of creating Blackwater. Over the course of an hour, Mr. Prince shared his ideas of how to solve many of the world’s most pressing national security issues using more effective and lower cost tactics.
Erik Prince, the Chairman of Frontier Services Group said: “We are extremely pleased to be bringing in several senior personnel to help FSG grow and strengthen our service offering. Being able to offer our Chinese and international clients a first class service is a key part of our One Belt One Road-focused business strategy, and these new appointments will boost significantly our capabilities.”
Hong Kong-listed Frontier Services Group (FSG), co-founded by former U.S. military services contractor Erik Prince, said it had acquired 25 percent of a Chinese security training facility, the company's latest move to tap into China's Belt and Road development plan.
With $900bn of planned investments ranging from ports in Pakistan and Sri Lanka to high-speed railways in east Africa to gas pipelines crossing central Asia, China’s One Belt, One Road project (Obor) is arguably the largest overseas investment drive ever launched by a single country. (FT)
Pakistan's strategic Gwadar Port, being developed by China under a $50 billion initiative, will have a unique place in Beijing's ambitious plan to link itself to the Middle Eastern market and expand its economic influence in the region, according to a top Chinese diplomat. (Economic Times)