03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

UN: Security Contractors Are Mercenaries

Well, Erik Prince won't like this.

A few weeks ago, the Blackwater CEO explained that he didn't like for his employees to be called "mercenaries," which he regards "a slanderous term, kind of an inflammatory word [used] to malign us." Unfortunately for Prince, the United Nations has just embraced that inflammatory word.

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