Category Archives: Mercenaries

The Reluctant Mercenary: Vulnerability and the ‘Whores of War’

Journal of Military Ethics Volume 12, Issue 3, 2013 The Reluctant Mercenary: Vulnerability and the ‘Whores of War’ Ben Frasera* pages 235-251 Published online: 01 Nov 2013 Abstract Mercenaries are the target of moral condemnation far more often than they … Continue reading

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Mercenaries reloaded? Applicability of the notion of ‘mercenaries’ in relation to private military companies and their employees Journal Acta Juridica Hungarica

Mercenaries reloaded? Applicability of the notion of ‘mercenaries’ in relation to private military companies and their employees Journal Acta Juridica Hungarica Publisher Akadémiai Kiadó Issue Volume 54, Number 4/December 2013 Pages 367-383 Online Date Tuesday, November 26, 2013

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Ivorian Witness Identifies Defendant in Mercenary Case

Ivorian Witness Identifies Defendant in Mercenary Case All Africa By by Kennedy L. Yangian 22 April 2014 07:02 Apr 22, 2014 (FrontPageAfrica/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Ivorian witness testifying for the first time in the ongoing mercenary case … Continue reading

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One Man Private Army

Bob Denard. Via Militaryphotos.net One Man Private Army Invading an impoverished country mostly by himself, legendary gun-for-hire Bob Denard created a whole class of modern mercenary—and a new way of war David Axe in War is Boring An excerpt from … Continue reading

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State Department Again Denies Presence of US Mercenaries in Ukraine

State Department Again Denies Presence of US Mercenaries in Ukraine RIA Novosti РИА Новости WASHINGTON, April 11 (RIA Novosti), Petr Martynychev – Claims that a private US security company has sent mercenaries to Ukraine are untrue, US Assistant Secretary of … Continue reading

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Ambiguity of ‘Mercenary’ Label Is Politically Expedient

OPINION: Ambiguity of ‘Mercenary’ Label Is Politically Expedient RIA Novosti РИА Новости 11 April 2014 10:11, MOSCOW, April 10 (RIA Novosti), Daria Chernyshova – Defining someone as a “mercenary” has become a tool of political will and expediency, as the definition … Continue reading

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The mercenary moniker: Condemnations, contradictions and the politics of definition

The mercenary moniker: Condemnations, contradictions and the politics of definition Aaron Ettinger Department of Political Studies, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada Email: aaron.ettinger@queensu.ca Abstract Despite considerable efforts, the concept of the ‘mercenary’ remains ill-defined within the scholarly literature on non-state combatants. … Continue reading

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Witness narrates horror in court

Witness narrates horror in court The New Dawn 7 April 2014 The Criminal Court “D” hearing the mercenary trial involving 18 Liberians, listened to horrible testimonies Thursday, 3 April when an ex-fighter, Baryee Gaye, narrated he and the defendants’ alleged … Continue reading

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The Reluctant Mercenary: Vulnerability and the ‘Whores of War’

The Reluctant Mercenary: Vulnerability and the ‘Whores of War’ Authors: Fraser, Ben Journal of Military Ethics. Sep2013, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p235-251. 17p. Abstract: Mercenaries are the target of moral condemnation far more often than they are subject of moral … Continue reading

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Mercenary Trial Set for Monday

Mercenary Trial Set for Monday All Africa By by Victoria G Wesseh 24 March 2014 10:04, (c) 2014 AllAfrica, Monrovia, Mar 24, 2014 (The Analyst/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — The Selection of nine-member empanelled jury at the Criminal … Continue reading

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