Category Archives: Mercenaries

Give private armies a shot

Give private armies a shot The Richmond Times-Dispatch By A. Barton Hinkle 28 June 2015 If the United States does not want to go to war with the Islamic State, why not let mercenaries do it? The thought has occurred … Continue reading

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A Private Sector Solution to Battle ISIS

A Private Sector Solution to Battle ISIS Give private armies a chance. A. Barton Hinkle | June 29, 2015 If the United States does not want to go to war with the Islamic State, why not let mercenaries do it? … Continue reading

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Mercenary hackers: an elusive, challenging foe

Mercenary hackers: an elusive, challenging foe For-hire criminal hackers are a plentiful resource for nation-states and militant groups to carry out digital attacks. They are also expert at covering up their tracks, making it difficult to pinpoint true culprits. By … Continue reading

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Foreign fighters aren’t a new problem, so heed history’s lessons

Foreign fighters aren’t a new problem, so heed history’s lessons The Conversation By Sarah Percy, Professor of International Relations at University of Western Australia 23 June 2015, If their deaths fighting for Islamic State in Iraq are confirmed, Khaled Sharrouf … Continue reading

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Foreign fighters: UN expert group on mercenaries in fact-finding visit to Tunisia

Foreign fighters: UN expert group on mercenaries in fact-finding visit to Tunisia M2 Presswire 26 June 2015 GENEVA, Switzerland, African Press Organization (APO) — A delegation of the United Nations Working Group on the use of mercenaries will visit Tunisia … Continue reading

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Defining the Modern-Day Mercenary

Defining the Modern-Day Mercenary Jay 7 Comments Unclassified I have seen a lot hype in the press and on social media networks about the modern-day mercenary. The mainstream media uses the term ‘mercenary’ to describe anyone other than the military or press … Continue reading

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The Disappearance of Mercenaries from 1856-1960 and Their Subsequent Return

The Disappearance of Mercenaries from 1856-1960 and Their Subsequent Return

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we CAN DEFEAT EXTREMIST ISLAM by UNLEASHING These dogs of wAr

News; Opinion; Columns we CAN DEFEAT EXTREMIST ISLAM by UNLEASHING These dogs of wAr The Daily Express By Frederick Forsyth 29 May 2015 FOR two years it seemed that Boko Haram, the mass-murdering Nigerian cult, could rampage across Borno State … Continue reading

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Use Ex-Military Men to Tackle Boko Haram, Govt Urged

Use Ex-Military Men to Tackle Boko Haram, Govt Urged All Africa By by Usman A. Bello, Lokoja 15 June 2015 10:40 Jun 15, 2015 (Daily Trust/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — A retired military personnel, Mallam Adamu Omatiga, has … Continue reading

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Could Mercenaries Take on ISIS?

June 15, 2015 4:44PM Could Mercenaries Take on ISIS? By Marian L. Tupy In the aftermath of 9/11, the U.S. government urged counter-terrorism experts to think “outside of the box.” What we got instead of innovative thinking was a rather … Continue reading

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