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Revealed: UK ‘mercenaries’ fighting Islamic State terrorist forces in Syria

Revealed: UK ‘mercenaries’ fighting Islamic State terrorist forces in Syria Former infantryman James Hughes from Reading, and Jamie Read from Lanarkshire, are said to be in Rojava, northern Syria Jamie Read, right, and Jordan Matson in an image posted on … Continue reading

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British ‘mercenaries’ fighting Islamic State – who are they?

Sunday 23 November 2014 Iraq , UK British ‘mercenaries’ fighting Islamic State – who are they? Former British soldiers are reportedly in northern Syria battling the Islamic State group alongside Kurdish fighters – but who are they? And what happens … Continue reading

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Convicted Israeli trainer of Colombia paramilitaries claims CIA ties

Convicted Israeli trainer of Colombia paramilitaries claims CIA ties Colombia Reports By Joel Gillin 17 November 2014 Israeli mercenary Yair Klein, convicted in Colombia of training paramilitary forces, has claimed he was contracted by the CIA to train Colombians for … Continue reading

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Ukrainian website reports 4,000 ” mercenaries ” buried in Russian mass grave

Ukrainian website reports 4,000 ” mercenaries ” buried in Russian mass grave BBC Monitoring Ukraine & Baltics 14 November 2014 08:55, Text of report by website of TSN news service of Ukrainian private One Plus One TV on 14 November … Continue reading

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The Mercenaries: Ex-NSA hackers and their corporate clients are stretching legal boundaries and shaping the future of cyberwar

The Mercenaries Ex-NSA hackers and their corporate clients are stretching legal boundaries and shaping the future of cyberwar. By Shane Harris Illustration by Charlie Powell Excerpted from @War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex by Shane Harris. Out now from … Continue reading

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Russia Mulls Hiring Mercenaries To Counter ISIS Threat

Russia Mulls Hiring Mercenaries To Counter ISIS Threat By Esther Tanquintic-Misa | November 11, 2014 8:12 PM EST Russia has been reported to be seriously considering employing foreign mercenaries to counter the potential threat of ISIS in the country as … Continue reading

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‘Nigerian mercenaries’ linked with plot to assassinate Lesotho PM

‘Nigerian mercenaries’ linked with plot to assassinate Lesotho PM Nov 10 2014 – 11:28pm Lesotho police are investigating allegations that foreign “mercenaries” plan to kill Prime Minister Tom Thabane in a bid to further destabilise this crisis-hit nation still reeling … Continue reading

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Mercenaries: A Guide to Private Armies and Private Military Companies

Mercenaries: A Guide to Private Armies and Private Military Companies Hardcover – January 9, 2014 by Alan Axelrod (Editor) Product Details Hardcover: 440 pages Publisher: CQ Press (January 9, 2014) Language: English

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Leaders of Notorious ‘GTA Bandits’ Killers Were Training Mercenaries for the Islamic State

Leaders of Notorious ‘GTA Bandits’ Killers Were Training Mercenaries for the Islamic State RIA Novosti 6 November 2014 10:44, Gang of suspected highway murderers apprehended outside Moscow MOSCOW, November 6 (RIA Novosti) – Leaders of the murderous GTA Bandits, which … Continue reading

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The ethics of a mercenary

The ethics of a mercenary The Morality of Private War: The Challenge of Private Military and Security Companies Buy Now By James Pattison November 2nd 2014 In July 2014, the Ukrainian President, Petro Poroshenko, claimed that Ukraine wasn’t fighting a … Continue reading

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