Daily Archives: May 13, 2015

Paid strike force secret weapon

[Translate] Paid strike force secret weapon The New Zealand Herald Colin Freeman in Abuja 12 May 2015 A018 South African colonel’s grizzled mercenaries help Nigeria turn around its campaign against Boko Haram With their roots in South Africa’s apartheid-era security … Continue reading

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Syria’s Mercenaries: The Afghans Fighting Assad’s War

[Translate] Syria’s Mercenaries: The Afghans Fighting Assad’s War By Christoph Reuter EMIN OZMEN/ LEJOURNAL/ DER SPIEGEL Syrian dictator Bashar Assad is running out of soldiers and is forced to rely on mercenaries in his ongoing battle against rebels. Many of his … Continue reading

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Ukraine’s law on foreign mercenaries meant to disguise NATO’s presence in Donbass

[Translate] Ukraine’s law on foreign mercenaries meant to disguise NATO’s presence in Donbass – DPR ITAR-TASS World Service 12 May 2015 12:57 (c) 2015 ITAR-TASS UKRAINE: DONBASS-LAW-MERCENARIES Ukraine’s law on foreign mercenaries meant to disguise NATO’s presence in Donbass – … Continue reading

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Blackwater Founder Turns White Collar Boss, Helps China

[Translate] Blackwater Founder Turns White Collar Boss, Helps China by Michael Arnold 5:00 PM EDT May 11, 2015  Erik Prince, Chairman of Frontier Services Group Ltd. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg Nearly five years after selling his notorious soldiers-for-hire business, the founder … Continue reading

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Jonathon Cote Annual Motorcycle Ride

[Translate] Jonathon Cote Annual Motorcycle Ride freecote.com Frank Pacella 3:17 PM, May 13, 2015 WKBW BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) – Jonathon Cote was a U.S. Army Veteran.Jon was a Western New Yorker who was taken hostage, along with four others, while … Continue reading

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Benghazi prompts CIA to look at expanding survivor benefits

[Translate] Benghazi prompts CIA to look at expanding survivor benefits By KEN DILANIAN and MATTHEW DALY The Associated Press Published: May 13, 2015 In this Sept. 19, 2012, file photo photo, Barbara Doherty, mother of slain former Navy SEAL Glen … Continue reading

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Security guard unlawfully killed

[Translate] Security guard unlawfully killed First published Monday 11 May 2015 in National News © by Press Association 2014 A Scottish security guard was unlawfully killed by his colleague who had not been properly vetted to work in Iraq, a … Continue reading

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$300 million Auckland South prison

[Translate] $300 million Auckland South prison LAWRENCE SMITH/Stuff.co.nz Stuff.co.nz takes a look inside South Auckland’s brand new high security prison. A $300 million jail which will give its private operator custody of a quarter of the country’s prisoners opened on … Continue reading

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More on Nigeria’s South African Mercenaries

[Translate] More on Nigeria’s South African Mercenaries by John Campbell May 13, 2015 A burnt armour tank is seen abandoned along a road in Bazza town after the Nigerian military recaptured it from Boko Haram, in Adamawa state, May 10, … Continue reading

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How to Take Over a Small Country in 10 Easy Steps

[Translate] Home   /   2015   /   May    How to Take Over a Small Country in 10 Easy Steps Sean McFate May 13, 2015 · in CommentaryMercenaries are back! After a three-century hiatus, sensible people are once … Continue reading

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