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Eeben Barlow Speaks Out (Pt. 4): Rejecting the Racial Narrative

April 8, 2015 Eeben Barlow Speaks Out (Pt. 4): Rejecting the Racial Narrative Jack Murphy 20 Comments Unclassified Note: This is part four of a series. You can read part one, part two, and part three here. Related Posts Eeben Barlow Speaks Out … Continue reading

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Eeben Barlow Speaks Out (Pt. 3): Tactics Used to Destroy Boko Haram

Eeben Barlow Speaks Out (Pt. 3): Tactics Used to Destroy Boko Haram Jack Murphy 15 Comments Unclassified Note: This is part three of a series. You can read part one and part two here. Related Posts Eeben Barlow Speaks Out … Continue reading

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Eeben Barlow Speaks Out (Pt. 2): Development of a Nigerian Strike Force

April 6, 2015 Eeben Barlow Speaks Out (Pt. 2): Development of a Nigerian Strike Force Jack Murphy 20 Comments Note: This is part two of a series. You can read part one here. Related Posts Eeben Barlow Speaks Out (Pt. … Continue reading

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Eeben Barlow Speaks Out (Pt. 6): South African Contractors Withdrawal from Nigeria

April 17, 2015 Eeben Barlow Speaks Out (Pt. 6): South African Contractors Withdrawal from Nigeria Jack Murphy 7 Comments Unclassified Note: This is part six of a series. You can read part one, part two, part three, part four, and part five … Continue reading

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Blackwater reveals double-edged sword of using mercenaries

Wednesday April 15, 2015 Blackwater reveals double-edged sword of using mercenaries An Iraqi woman walks past a burnt car at the site where Blackwater guards who were escorting US embassy officials opened fire in the western Baghdad neighbourhood of Yarmuk. … Continue reading

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Africa Apartheid-era forces hired by desperate Nigeria

Africa Apartheid-era forces hired by desperate Nigeria thetimes.co.uk By Jerome Starkey, Africa Correspondent 19 April 2015 20:01 A South African mercenary with links to some of Britain’s most infamous soldiers of fortune gave warning that Boko Haram would “regroup and … Continue reading

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South Africa’s ageing white mercenaries who helped turn tide on Boko Haram

South Africa’s ageing white mercenaries who helped turn tide on Boko Haram Battle-hardened soldiers, many of them paramilitary leftovers of the apartheid regime, have pursued private wars simply to put bread on the table One of several images distributed on … Continue reading

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From combat to non-combat action

From combat to non-combat action Private military and security companies and humanitarian assistance operations in Darfur, Sudan Chris M.A. Kwaja Abstract This paper examines the rationale and centrality of private military and security companies (PMSCs) in humanitarian assistance operations in … Continue reading

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WAR ON TERROR – SECURITY EXPERTS BACK USE OF MERCENARIES

WAR ON TERROR – SECURITY EXPERTS BACK USE OF MERCENARIES AllAfrica 03-22-2015 War On Terror – Security Experts Back Use of Mercenaries Abuja, Mar 22, 2015 (Daily Independent/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Nigerian security experts have thrown their … Continue reading

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Boko Haram given old-style South African hiding

Published On: Sun, Apr 12th, 2015 World | By Staff Reporter Boko Haram given old-style South African hiding Johannesburg – This week, Nigeria boasted that its war against Boko Haram was all but won, and that the Jihadist insurgents had … Continue reading

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