Daily Archives: December 13, 2017

Blackwater founder Erik Prince prevails in legal battle with ex-business partner

[Translate] Blackwater founder Erik Prince prevails in legal battle with ex-business partner Blackwater founder Erik Prince arrives for a closed meeting with members of the House Intelligence Committee on Nov. 30. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP) By Ian Shapira December 8 A marathon … Continue reading

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Thousands of Russian private contractors fighting in Syria

[Translate] Thousands of Russian private contractors fighting in Syria MOSCOW (AP) — Before he was killed by a sniper in Syria at age 23, Ivan Slyshkin wrote a poignant message on social media to his fiancee: “We will see each … Continue reading

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48-page contract between Moscow-registered Evro Polis and Syria’s General Petroleum Corp

[Translate] 48-page contract between Moscow-registered Evro Polis and Syria’s General Petroleum Corp In Russian

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Russian Mercenaries Offered Cut of Profits from Oil Fields in Syria

[Translate] Russian Mercenaries Offered Cut of Profits from Oil Fields in Syria Dec 12, 2017 — 20:11 — Update: 23:06 A Syrian state oil company offered a Russian military contractor a cut of the profits from oil refineries liberated by … Continue reading

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Murderers, gamblers and criminals on the run: How French Foreign Legion soldiers were the toughest in the world and would march in 50C heat till their BOOTS filled with BLOOD

[Translate] Murderers, gamblers and criminals on the run: How French Foreign Legion soldiers were the toughest in the world and would march in 50C heat till their BOOTS filled with BLOOD New book examines the legendary, vicious (and racist) French … Continue reading

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This is what basic training in the French Foreign Legion is like

[Translate] This is what basic training in the French Foreign Legion is like By Blake Stilwell Oct. 04, 01:11 PM If the idea of spending 12 weeks in boot camp is what keeps people from joining the Marine Corps, they … Continue reading

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Americans struggle to meet the French Foreign Legion’s high bar

[Translate] Americans struggle to meet the French Foreign Legion’s high bar Edward, an American member of the French Foreign Legion, takes a break during a weapons drill in September at Camp de Carpiagne, home base of the Legion’s First Cavalry … Continue reading

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The Use of PMSCs by the United Nations in Times of Armed Conflict, Application of IHL and Responsibility Matters

[Translate] The Use of PMSCs by the United Nations in Times of Armed Conflict, Application of IHL and Responsibility Matters

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Topic 2: The Role of Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) in Armed Conflict

[Translate] Topic 2:  The Role of Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) in Armed Conflict

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Handbook on the Use of Force for Private Security Companies

[Translate] Handbook on the Use of Force for Private Security Companies

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