Category Archives: Mercenaries

Hessian descendants: SAR wants to talk to you

Hessian descendants: SAR wants to talk to you By Karen Gardner May 24, 2015 2:00 am 2 Shares The Sons of the American Revolution are looking for descendants of the Hessian soldiers who settled in the newly formed United States … Continue reading

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Remains of two Revolutionary War German mercenaries discovered at Fishkill Supply Depot

Remains of two Revolutionary War German mercenaries discovered at Fishkill Supply Depot FISHKILL – A researcher studying files of Revolutionary War soldiers discovered that the remains of two German soldiers, known as Hessians, who were mercenaries for the British Crown, … Continue reading

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Ukraine’s parliament gives early approval to bill letting foreigners serve in Ukraine’s army

Ukraine’s parliament gives early approval to bill letting foreigners serve in Ukraine’s army  Associated Press May 12, 2015 | 8:07 a.m. EDT  KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian parliament has given preliminary approval to allowing foreigners to serve in its … Continue reading

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

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 foreign … Continue reading

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

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 – DPR … Continue reading

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More on Nigeria’s South African Mercenaries

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, 2015. … Continue reading

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How to Take Over a Small Country in 10 Easy Steps

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 again … Continue reading

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Mercenaries to be released?

Mercenaries to be released? The New Dawn 6 May 2015 Defense and prosecutors entered a very tense debate Tuesday at the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill where justices are to decide whether or not, to confirm a lower court’s judgment, … Continue reading

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Mercenary world: part two

Mercenary world: part two Australian Broadcasting Corporation Transcripts 7 April 2015 International law expert Katherine Fallah says there’s little accountability over private armies with weak, confusing and opaque regulations meaning transgressions are easily ignored. Future Tense looks at efforts to … Continue reading

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The market for mercenaries

The market for mercenaries Australian Broadcasting Corporation Transcripts 7 April 2015 Private army contractors still have a bad international image, but their numbers have been growing dramatically since the end of the Cold War; and they’re still going up. What … Continue reading

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