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Who Won in Afghanistan? Private Contractors
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Who Won in Afghanistan? Private Contractors
January 4, 2022

The US military spent $14 trillion during the two decades of war; those who benefited ranged from major manufacturers to entrepreneurs.

Interview: How the Libyan Landscape Is Changing As New Players Get Boots on the Ground
January 16, 2020

Martin Jay asks the Tripoli-based analyst Mohamed Eljarh for his take on who are the winners and losers of Russia and Turkey being on opposite sides in Libya.

Interview: How the Libyan Landscape Is Changing As New Players Get Boots on the Ground
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The War in Afghanistan Is a Fraud (and Now We Have Proof)
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The War in Afghanistan Is a Fraud (and Now We Have Proof)
January 11, 2020

Donald Trump just cut food stamps to 700,000 people, impacting more than a million children, but we’re funding fucking ghosts? Maybe we could start a campaign asking the ghost soldiers to donate some of their supper to the starving kids of America.

Two Opposite Ways of Interpreting Wars and International Relations
September 7, 2019

In the US-and-allied nations, the standard way of interpreting wars and international relations is archetypally exemplified by the internationally respected award-winning American war-journalist Marie Colvin.

Two Opposite Ways of Interpreting Wars and International Relations
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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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