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THE LEGEND OF THE PRIVATEER AIRSHIP AND THE CURRENTS THAT LIFTED IT

THE LEGEND OF THE PRIVATEER AIRSHIP AND THE CURRENTS THAT LIFTED IT

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Erik Prince: Choice Between Trump and Clinton Is Clear: ‘You’re Either Choosing America, or You’re Choosing Oblivion’

Erik Prince: Choice Between Trump and Clinton Is Clear: ‘You’re Either Choosing America, or You’re Choosing Oblivion’ Joshua Roberts/REUTERS/Nancy Wiechec by John Hayward12 Oct 2016790 On Wednesday’s Breitbart News Daily, Sirius XM host Alex Marlow discussed leaked Hillary Clinton emails … Continue reading

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Colonel Lew Schlicter, Mercenary

Colonel Lew Schlicter, Mercenary

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Blackwater Founder Erik Prince, Who Got Rich Off Of Iraq, Now Backs ‘Anti-War’ Donald Trump

Blackwater Founder Erik Prince, Who Got Rich Off Of Iraq, Now Backs ‘Anti-War’ Donald Trump Donald Trump may brag about how strong his dubious opposition to the Iraq War was, but one of its most famous villains loves him. Betsy … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Mercenary

Confessions of a Mercenary By  Charles Thorp Credit: Tom Weber / Getty Images “I never was one of those kids who dreamed of being a soldier,” says Sean McFate, a decorated soldier, mercenary, and now author of Shadow War, a … Continue reading

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Manifest mercenaries: Mercenary narratives in American popular culture, 1850–1990

Manifest mercenaries: Mercenary narratives in American popular culture, 1850–1990

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Manifest mercenaries: Mercenary narratives in American popular culture, 1850–1990

Manifest mercenaries: Mercenary narratives in American popular culture, 1850–1990

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6 Things Being a Mercenary Taught Me About Being a Novelist

6 Things Being a Mercenary Taught Me About Being a Novelist Sean McFate May 11, 2016 0 Before becoming a writer, Sean McFate didn’t have a desk job. Far from it, in fact. McFate spent years as a private military … Continue reading

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How the U.S. Can Defeat Putin’s Shadow War

Matt Dunham/WPA/Getty Sean McFate THREAT 05.13.16 1:00 AM ET How the U.S. Can Defeat Putin’s Shadow War Vladimir Putin has a czarist vision of a greater Russia, and his first order of business is getting the U.S. out of Europe. … Continue reading

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New War Thriller Delves Into Shadowy World Of Mercenaries

Plainclothes contractors working for Blackwater USA take part in a firefight as Iraqi demonstrators loyal to Muqtada Al Sadr attempt to advance on a facility being defended by U.S. and Spanish soldiers, in the Iraqi city of Najaf. April 2004. … Continue reading

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