Category Archives: Mercenaries

William Mesny: The Mercenary Mandarin

William Mesny: The Mercenary Mandarin An Englishman’s rise (and fall) in Qing-dynasty China. By David Leffman November 23, 2016         In February 1871, Chinese troops entered Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou province, at the end of an … Continue reading

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UN Adopts Cuban Resolutions on Peace and Rejection of Mercenaries

UN Adopts Cuban Resolutions on Peace and Rejection of Mercenaries United Nations, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) The Third Committee of the UN General Assembly has adopted today by large majority two draft resolutions submitted by Cuba, which advocate for the … Continue reading

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How to Kill in the 21st Century: The Resurgence of Mercenaries on the Battlefield

How to Kill in the 21st Century: The Resurgence of Mercenaries on the Battlefield

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The Legal Status of Mercenaries.

The Legal Status of Mercenaries.

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Tortured History: Filibustering, Rhetoric, and Walker’s War in Nicaragua

Tortured History: Filibustering, Rhetoric, and Walker’s War in Nicaragua

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Russian mercenaries are increasingly fighting and dying in Syria

Russian mercenaries are increasingly fighting and dying in Syria Maria Tsvetkova and Anton Zverev, Reuters A portrait of Russian contractor Maxim Kolganov, who was killed in combat in Syria, is pictured on a grave in his hometown of Togliatti, Russia, … Continue reading

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The growing threat of cyber mercenaries

Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images The Agenda The growing threat of cyber mercenaries Washington is focused on combating cyber attacks from nation states. But the real threat is elsewhere. By Scott DePasquale and Michael Daly 10/12/16 05:23 AM EDT   Identifying the adversaries … Continue reading

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‘A Place of Hell’: Acquitted Mercenaries on Prison Experiences

‘A Place of Hell’: Acquitted Mercenaries on Prison Experiences Monrovia – Sitting under a tree in a brown sandy yard beside an unfinished house, are three men formerly accused of mercenarism by the government of Liberia. Report by Bettie K. … Continue reading

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European Mercenaries in the Indian Armies 1750 – 1803

European Mercenaries in the Indian Armies  1750 – 1803

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URGENT MEASURES NEEDED TO DETER MERCENARIES AND FOREIGN FIGHTERS AND PREVENT FURTHER VIOLENCE IN THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

URGENT MEASURES NEEDED TO DETER MERCENARIES AND FOREIGN FIGHTERS AND PREVENT FURTHER VIOLENCE IN THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC BANGUI/GENEVA, October 20, 2016  – The United Nations Working Group on mercenaries called on the Government of the Central African Republic (CAR) … Continue reading

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