Alexander the Great couldn’t do it. Genghis Khan couldn’t do it. Neither could the British Empire nor NATO and the US military machine. But Erik Prince thinks he can stabilize Afghanistan with his latest mercenary empire? 1,213 more words
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A Blackwater man is dead after being hit by a truck in Cooper County over the weekend.
According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened Saturday afternoon on Highway 41 when 16 year old Braden Grindstaff was driving north near Imhoff Drive and went off the road. 24 more words
I spent my career in the British Army and I know the dangers of privatising the battlefield
The expansion of the roles taken on by private sector security companies in support of national military deployments has been quite extraordinary over the last 30 or so years. 425 more words
In California’s Mojave Desert last year, an American man wearing a helmet and body armour stood in front of a line of rifle-toting Emirati troops who were in the United States for military training. 1,589 more words