20. 04. 2014
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The Middle East we must confront in future will be a Mafiastan ruled by money

                Source: Independent Saudi Arabia is giving $3bn – yes, £2bn, and now let’s have done with exchange rates – to the Pakistani government of Nawaz...

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08. 04. 2014
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The other flashpoints around the globe about to boil over

                  Source: Popular Mechanics Sweden War fears have gripped Sweden. This week, the head of counterintelligence for the Swedish security service, called Säpo, accused Russia...

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25. 03. 2014
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Kiev decides to tame eastern Ukraine by hiring foreign mercenaries

              Source: Itar-Tass Ukrainian authorities plan to attract US private military company Greystone Limited to suppress protest moods of the mostly Russian-speaking population in the east of...

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04. 03. 2014
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Greystone Limited mercenaries operating in Ukraine

Source: Soha Source: politikus.ru   Website politikus.ru reported, on the night of 2-3, the flight landed at the airport Borispol and Zhuliany , Ukraine carrying many men in civilian clothes but carrying large bags (similar to type bag that the U.S. military used...

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16. 11. 2013
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The Slavonic Corps – Russian mercenaries fighting in Syria

The Slavonic Corps – Russian mercenaries fighting in Syria

Source: Blouin News Additional Source: St. Petersburg Sends Contractors to Syria Ironically in the very week when amendments to the Russian Criminal Code stiffened the penalties for citizens in “illegal armed units” fighting...

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05. 11. 2013
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Armies and Police Are Being Privatized Around the World and Business Is Booming

Armies and Police Are Being Privatized Around the World and Business Is Booming

Source: Slate In a world where budgets are tight, and bottom lines daunting, it makes sense that governments around the world have to do more with less, or they just have to do...

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30. 09. 2013
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Meanwhile in Sudan: Fuel riots, a hiring spree of ex-Soviet air mercenaries and preparations for war

Meanwhile in Sudan: Fuel riots, a hiring spree of ex-Soviet air mercenaries and preparations for war

Source: World Tribune The escalating fuel riots in Khartoum, and increasingly in other cities in Sudan, serve as a stark reminder of the inherent fragility and instability of the country. The riots were...

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26. 09. 2013
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MoD study sets out how to sell wars to the public: special forces, mercenaries and unmanned vehicles

MoD study sets out how to sell wars to the public: special forces, mercenaries and unmanned vehicles

Source: Guardian The armed forces should seek to make British involvement in future wars more palatable to the public by reducing the public profile of repatriation ceremonies for casualties, according to a Ministry...

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20. 09. 2013
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Hundreds of Russians Fighting as Mercenaries in Syria – FSB

Hundreds of Russians Fighting as Mercenaries in Syria – FSB

Source: RIA Rovosti Some 300 to 400 Russians are fighting in the Syrian civil war as soldiers of fortune, a senior official in Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) told reporters on Friday. However,...

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26. 07. 2013
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U.N. mulls use of mercenaries for international interventions

U.N. mulls use of mercenaries for international interventions

Editor’s Note: UN/Mercenaries can conduct warfare activities without disclosing operations/ # targets/civilians killed to the general public. Via: Blacklisted News | StratRisks Source: UPI The United Nations is assessing private military and security companies...

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13. 06. 2013
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Corporate Warriors: Mercenary Armies of the 21st century for vast secret surveillance

Corporate Warriors: Mercenary Armies of the 21st century for vast secret surveillance

Editor’s Note: PRISM is corporate surveillance Source: 24 Translated It’s already been baptized Digital Blackwater.For those who do not remember, Blackwater – now known as the less threatening of Academi – was the...

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07. 06. 2013
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Colombian troops join Arab mercenary force organized by Erik Prince

Colombian troops join Arab mercenary force organized by Erik Prince

Source: UPI Colombia’s defense ministry is alarmed about an exodus of top soldiers to the United Arab Emirates to join a highly paid U.S.-led mercenary force organized by Erik Prince, billionaire founder of...

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27. 05. 2013
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Qatar seeks to send Yemen’s military elite to fight alongside the Free Syrian Army

Qatar seeks to send Yemen’s military elite to fight alongside the Free Syrian Army

Source: Yemen Post Qatar which has been a staunch supporter of the Free Syrian Army against President Bashar al-Assad in Syria is now looking to enroll Yemen’s military elite to fight alongside other...

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22. 05. 2013
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WADING THROUGH THE SYRIAN LABYRINTH

WADING THROUGH THE SYRIAN LABYRINTH

The Syrian state and its population are being indirectly attacked by US/EU/NATO/UN; and directly by Israel,  HERE and also HERE, by the autocratic dictatorships of the GCC-Gulf Cooperation Council: Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain,...

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09. 05. 2013
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5 Of the World’s Most Elite Mercenary Armies

5 Of the World’s Most Elite Mercenary Armies

Source: Policy Mic Have you ever wanted to know about the word’s elite mercenary armies? Have you been too afraid to ask because they are the world’s most elite mercenary armies? Well, never...

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30. 04. 2013
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Deutschland Bundeswehr soldiers ‘for hire as mercenaries’

Deutschland Bundeswehr soldiers ‘for hire as mercenaries’

Source: Local DE German soldiers are moonlighting illegally at private security firms while off-duty, a newspaper revealed on Monday. Working as heavily armed guards on freighters or in war-zones, some do it for...

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23. 04. 2013
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The World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Armies

The World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Armies

Editor’s Note: Political destruction of nations by means of propaganda and military coups carried out by mercenary forces Mercenaries Next Payday: Commando Logistics for Africa Shadow Wars Former CEO reveals Blackwater worked as...

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13. 04. 2013
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Did Chiquita Go Bananas and Hire Death Squads in Colombia?

Did Chiquita Go Bananas and Hire Death Squads in Colombia?

Source: Policy Mic Chiquita, the banana giant, is suing the Securities and Exchange Commission to prevent the release of thousands of documents that might contain more evidence that the company paid Colombian paramilitary groups to...

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12. 04. 2013
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Mercenaries Next Payday: Commando Logistics for Africa Shadow Wars

Mercenaries Next Payday: Commando Logistics for Africa Shadow Wars

Source: Wired Here’s how serious the U.S. is about its African war on terror. The Pentagon is preparing to spend millions to create a privatized flying taxi service to fly its commandos everywhere...

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11. 04. 2013
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Nearly 20,000 Foreign Mercenaries Fighting In Syria Funded by Afghanistan Drug Trafficking

Nearly 20,000 Foreign Mercenaries Fighting In Syria Funded by Afghanistan Drug Trafficking

Source: RTT The civil war in Syria has opened opportunities for foreign mercenaries and about 20,000, financed by Afghan drug trafficking, have been fighting in that Middle East country, according to Russia’s Federal...

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01. 02. 2013
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The recolonization of Africa began with the death of Gaddafi

The recolonization of Africa began with the death of Gaddafi

Source: RT Spain A few days ago Spain’s National Radio interviewed a renowned expert on Middle Eastern politics and North Africa which stated that “Libya is in a process of democratic transition with...

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23. 01. 2013
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Military contracting: our new era of corporate mercenaries

Military contracting: our new era of corporate mercenaries

Source: Guardian n early 1995, Sierra Leone was on the brink of collapse. A violent civil war had ravaged the country, leaving thousands dead and countless others wounded. The insurgent rebels, infamous for...

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21. 01. 2013
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Dyncorp Mercs contracted to hunt down MANPADS

Dyncorp Mercs contracted to hunt down MANPADS

Editors Notes: Another source confirming Dyncorp mercenary operations from Libya to Syria-Source: TIME The U.S. State Dept. has contracted the security company DynCorp International to help track missing surface-to-air missiles Source: Guardian Dyncorp,...

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07. 01. 2013
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THE MARCH OF THE PRIVATE ARMIES

THE MARCH OF THE PRIVATE ARMIES

Source: Express UK IT SOUNDS like a radically modern idea. With the Royal Navy now downsized to a mere shadow of its former glory how do you protect commercial shipping, not to mention...

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06. 01. 2013
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British Private Mercenary Navy to Wage War on Somali Pirates

British Private Mercenary Navy to Wage War on Somali Pirates

Editors Notes: Private Military Contractors i.e. mercenaries  will be allowed to wage war with extra fringe benefits -immunity from international criminal prosecution. Mission: provide security to control hydrocarbons and trade routes. Related Articles:...

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09. 12. 2012
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U.S. Military Contractors To Dispose Of Syrian Chemical Weapons

U.S. Military Contractors To Dispose Of Syrian Chemical Weapons

Source: Fast Company The United States is quietly hiring military contractors, who likely include former American troops, to help dispose of Syrian chemical weapons. News startup Syria Deeply (which has previously been covered in Fast Company) reports that...

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28. 11. 2012
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Briton led US-backed private paramilitary army to hunt Taliban

Briton led US-backed private paramilitary army to hunt Taliban

Source: Telegraph Lieutenant Commander Howard Leedham, an ex-Royal Navy pilot, led a 25-strong force of specially-recruited Pakistani soldiers raiding Taliban camps, hunting down kidnap victims and detaining suspected al-Qaeda militants. Eight years after...

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20. 11. 2012
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Prince of Blackwater heads to Africa

Prince of Blackwater heads to Africa

Source: CSM Erik Prince, the man who founded Blackwater, the private military contractor that became synonymous with mercenary excess during the Iraq war, has apparently begun a bold new business venture: He’s going...

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21. 09. 2012
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Saudi millions and special forces expertise turn Syria’s rebels into a fighting force

Saudi millions and special forces expertise turn Syria’s rebels into a fighting force

Source: Telegraph [...] Two men looked on from the tented sleeping quarters nearby. Tall with shaven heads, fair skin, bulging pectoral muscles, and biceps covered in tattoos, they were incongruous among the scrawny...

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