Category Archives: Mercenaries

DR Congo announces probe into opposition use of US mercenaries

DR Congo announces probe into opposition use of US mercenaries By Afp Published: 11:40 EST, 4 May 2016 | Updated: 11:40 EST, 4 May 2016 DR Congo’s justice minister said on Wednesday he had ordered an investigation into the alleged … Continue reading

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Serb Fighters’ Mercenary Path from Ukraine to Syria

Serb Fighters’ Mercenary Path from Ukraine to Syria Serb paramilitary veterans of the Bosnian war are reported to have been part of mercenary units aiding Russian troops in Syria, after also being paid to do battle for pro-Moscow rebels in … Continue reading

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American and foreign mercenary-pilots […in the pay of Qatar and Turkey…] are at work in Libya from a long time already…

American and foreign mercenary-pilots […in the pay of Qatar and Turkey…] are at work in Libya from a long time already… [submitted thanks to a friend of Jamahiriya] THE HISTORY OF A FOREIGN MERCENARY PILOT IN LIBYA Frederick Joseph Schroeder, a … Continue reading

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This Norwegian Mercenary Is Instagramming His Fight Against ISIS

  This Norwegian Mercenary Is Instagramming His Fight Against ISIS By James Clark on April 8, 2016 A veteran of the war in Afghanistan is using social media to document and fund his one-man fight against ISIS. A millennial soldier … Continue reading

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Plausibly Deniable mercenaries in US covert interventions during the Cold War, 1964-1987

Plausibly Deniable mercenaries in US covert interventions during the Cold War, 1964-1987

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LEGAL STANDING AND CIVIC IDENTITY OF ATHENIAN MERCENARIES – A CASE STUDY

CERIF: H210, H300 Dr. Sima Avramović* [1] LEGAL STANDING AND CIVIC IDENTITY OF ATHENIAN MERCENARIES – A CASE STUDY The author examines different issues considering legal and social standing of mercenaries, mostly being focused upon the fourth court speech (On … Continue reading

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UN Working Group on the use of mercenaries on fact-finding visit to Ukraine

UN Working Group on the use of mercenaries on fact-finding visit to Ukraine GENEVA (10 March 2016) – A delegation of the United Nations Working Group on the use of mercenaries, composed of human rights experts Patricia Arias and  Saeed … Continue reading

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MERCENARIES, CONTRACTORS AND FOREIGN FIGHTERS LEADERS OF TODAY’S CONFLICT

MERCENARIES, CONTRACTORS AND FOREIGN FIGHTERS LEADERS OF TODAY’S CONFLICT Peter Orizio August 24, 2015, published in the World Analysis Despite unremitting efforts they managed to ward off (hopefully!) Those great hostility between states that have bloodied the entire planet for … Continue reading

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Soldier of Fortune Shutters Print Magazine After 40 Years

Soldier of Fortune Shutters Print Magazine After 40 Years Magazine, which chronicles the world of mercenaries, will transition to being entirely online  By Lukas I. Alpert Feb. 25, 2016 3:06 p.m. ET ENLARGE The June 1985 cover of Soldier of … Continue reading

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Al Houthis enlist mercenaries as their forces wither in Sana’a

Al Houthis enlist mercenaries as their forces wither in Sana’a Cleric who spoke out about Al Houthis and Daesh murdered by gunmen in Aden Image Credit: AP A view of Sana’a after an Saudi-led coalition air strike targeted Al Houthi … Continue reading

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