Daily Archives: January 30, 2018

In 1977, 80 Mercenaries Nearly Took Over Benin

[Translate] In 1977, 80 Mercenaries Nearly Took Over Benin North Korean advisors thwarted Bob Denard’s coup attempt FeaturedWIB history January 25, 2018 Tom Cooper and Adrien Fontanellaz Benin1 Much of modern-day public opinion about mercenaries is still colored by adventures … Continue reading

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After Syria, Where Will Putin’s Secret Armies Go Next?

[Translate] After Syria, Where Will Putin’s Secret Armies Go Next? Newsweek Owen Matthews 2018-01-21 Caribbean vacation turns into parasite nightmare for Windsor couple In the desert of eastern Syria, not far from a town called Deir ez-Zor, there’s reportedly a … Continue reading

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Russian-trained mercenaries back Bosnia’s Serb separatists

[Translate] Russian-trained mercenaries back Bosnia’s Serb separatists Security minister confirms report, fuelling fears of destabilisation of the Balkans and a resistance to Nato enlargement Julian Borger in Washington Fri 12 Jan 2018 13.23 EST Last modified on Fri 12 Jan 2018 … Continue reading

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PEAK DEATH: Murder For Hire In The Oil Fields Of Colombia

[Translate] HomeInternational Affairs PEAK DEATH: Murder For Hire In The Oil Fields Of Colombia By Michael Gillard on January 22, 2018 International Affairs 2017 saw a stepping up in the systematic murder of human rights defenders across Latin America for … Continue reading

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