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UN Works with Intelligence Contractors to Destabilize North Korea Dialogue
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UN Works with Intelligence Contractors to Destabilize North Korea Dialogue
March 17, 2019

Much like previous reports, the United Nation’s Panel of Experts (PoE) on North Korea utilized misleadingly interpreted satellite footage provided by private firms who have contractual connections to the CIA and Pentagon.

London and Paris Hypocritical on Private Military Firms
February 12, 2019

The groaning, hair pulling, and gnashing of the teeth in London, Paris, and Washington about Russian PMCs in Africa and elsewhere ignore the ignoble pasts of British, French, and American mercenaries.

London and Paris Hypocritical on Private Military Firms
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Tehran Intends to Outplay Trump in Afghanistan
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Tehran Intends to Outplay Trump in Afghanistan
January 2, 2019

Reporting about the situation in Afghanistan has revealed that US diplomats are unprepared to begin peace negotiations. Afghanistan’s leaders are being torn apart by ethnic and political rivalries.

Why Did An American Hit Squad Kill Politicians In Yemen?
October 22, 2018

The United Arab Emirates hired a US-based private military contractor company run by an Israeli-American to provide American military-trained special forces to assassinate members of a Yemeni political party. What's wrong with this picture?

Why Did An American Hit Squad Kill Politicians In Yemen?
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US Poised to Hit Syria Harder
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US Poised to Hit Syria Harder
August 27, 2018

A staged “chemical attack” is the way to invent a pretext for using force against Syria and pressing for a rollback of Russia and Iran.

The US Knows How to Pull Out Its Forces While Simultaneously Maintaining a Military Presence in Syria
April 20, 2018

A US withdrawal would be presented as a fulfillment of President Trump’s pledge to end US involvement in foreign conflicts that don’t directly threaten America’s security. But in reality, nothing will change.

The US Knows How to Pull Out Its Forces While Simultaneously Maintaining a Military Presence in Syria
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Private Contractors to Replace US Military in Afghanistan: Shirking Responsibility for Failed Mission
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Private Contractors to Replace US Military in Afghanistan: Shirking Responsibility for Failed Mission
August 11, 2017

President Donald Trump has so far failed to come up with a coherent policy on Afghanistan. He is frustrated with advisers and military commanders, including Gen. John Nicholson, the commander of US forces in the war-torn country…

Private Military Contractors Fighting US Wars
August 19, 2016

The US is expanding military operations overseas without actually increasing the number of regular troops deployed there. The military spends great sums to hire private intelligence contractors to do the fighting. The Department of Defense has for the first time indicated that it was hiring private military contractors (PMC) for operations in Syria…

Private Military Contractors Fighting US Wars
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