12/06/2013 22:23 EST | Updated 02/05/2014 05:59 EST

Blackwater founder Eric Prince defends company

Erik Prince, founder of the controversial military contractor Blackwater, is on a different type of mission these days.

Years after leaving the company he founded, Prince is defending Blackwater's record in his new book Civilian Warriors.

In his interview with CBC's Day 6, Prince bites back at detractors and reflects on Blackwater's controversial actions in Iraq, including the deaths of up to 17 civilians in Baghdad's Nisour Square.