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"The policies implemented," continued the report, "appear to have had the purpose of forcing compliance with the interrogators". 'US mercenaries' hired to 'torture' Saudi royals. Al-Marri said he had travelled to the US with his wife and five children legally on 10 September 2001, to attend graduate school ...
Arab countries are unlikely ever to support their militaries being used, in effect, as pro-American mercenaries. And even if some nations, such as the Saudis, either agreed to send troops or to chip in financially, the problem does not end. An "Arab force" is not just likely to be less effective than the ...

Betrayed by their former boss — a South African crime lord who testified against them — three American men who worked as soldiers of fortune were convicted on Wednesday of a murder conspiracy plot to assassinate a real-estate agent in the Philippines six years ago. After only two hours of deliberations, ...
PM Studios has confirmed that a physical edition of Mercenaries Saga Chronicles on the Nintendo Switch will be arriving this summer. Mercenaries Saga Chronicles is a collection of all three Mercenaries Saga titles and was released on the Nintendo Switch in February of this year. Here's all the details ...
A Thrush 510G crop dusting aircraft, a weaponized version of which was part of negotiations between American mercenary Erik Prince and the ... An American mercenary attempted to sell modified crop duster aircraft to Azerbaijan's military, contravening United States laws on defense exports, a new ...
Mercenaries are often entangled in financial disputes lasting years between military firms and insurance companies. Getty Images/Kaitlyn Flannagan for Observer. A veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp., Mark Geist trained Iraqi S.W.A.T teams and fought in the Annex Security Team embroiled in the Battle of ...

“I play a former American mercenary who has found his 'spiritual side' and is trying to turn his life around,” he said. “You first meet him helping people in Haiti. “Then he's dragged into a kidnapping saga in Mexico. He doesn't want to get involved, and he probably shouldn't have (laughs) - it's like sending an ...
“I play a former American mercenary who has found his 'spiritual side' and is trying to turn his life around,” he said. “You first meet him helping people in Haiti. “Then he's dragged into a kidnapping saga in Mexico. He doesn't want to get involved, and he probably shouldn't have (laughs) - it's like sending an ...
The kid joins John Joel Glanton's real-life gang of American mercenaries circa 1849-50. Although hired by the Mexican states of Sonora and Chihuahua to combat the Apaches and Comanches with whom they struggled over territory, the notorious gang soon began killing and collecting “receipts” — that is, ...
Doors opened and closed at a beachside hotel in the Seychelles islands where a furtive meeting of a Lebanese-American fixer who specializes in the Middle East, an American mercenary leader, and a Russian moneyman with a Harvard MBA went down. According to Google Maps, it's a 19-hour, ...
My own guess is that the people who should be most worried are American mercenaries (AKA “private military contractors”) working for the CIA in the Middle East. They would be the prime targets in a response intended to send such a message. Might be in Syria, but also could be in Iraq or Yemen.
Even as mid-1990s action movies go, the plot of “The Substitute” is singularly ridiculous: An American mercenary (Tom Berenger) goes undercover to take on a drug gang operating out of an inner-city high school — and finds that he needs his military training just to get his violent students under control.
A Russian tycoon believed to control Russian mercenaries who attacked US troops and Kurd allies in Deir Ezzor told Syrian officials he would give Bashar al-Assad a "good surprise" days ahead of the assault, the Washington Post has reported. Yevgeniy Prigozhin was also in close contact with Russian ...
In short time, he is pulled out of his comfort zone when he is asked to track down Ulysses Klaue (Andy Serkis), a South African illegal arms dealer, who is involved with dastardly American mercenary Erik Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan). The two have a precious Wakandan artifact made of “vibranium,” a ...
Throughout living memory, U.S. covert operations have retained religious and nationalist extremists and compliant local chieftains to send wind-up toys to topple unfriendly “regimes.” by Geoff Dutton. February 16th, 2018. By Geoff Dutton ...
(The fact the film climaxes with a morally impeccable ex-People's Liberation Army soldier stabbing a callous American mercenary in the brain possibly helped this angle along.) Hollywood movies were once regularly accused of “cultural imperialism”, but the rah-rah flag-waving of a Michael Bay film is now ...
... 04/03/2018Iran Steps In to Invest in Afghanistan Iron Ore Mine3; 06/29/2015IS Present in 3 Afghan Provinces4; 10/27/2015Afghan Mines: Great Boon to Iran 5; 09/09/2015Iran-Germany-Afghanistan Mining Cooperation6; 11/24/2017Alwaleed bin Talal Hung Upside Down and Beaten by US Mercenaries7 ...

Alwaleed bin Talal Hung Upside Down and Beaten by US Mercenaries. Blackwater (aka Academi and Xe Services) ... Because the Saudi prince has reportedly hired a crew of American mercenaries who haven't hesitated to employ an array of “enhanced interrogation” techniques. As the Daily Mail reports, ...
The British media agency disclosed that the arrests have been followed by 'interrogations' which a source said were being carried out by 'American mercenaries' brought in to work for the 32-year-old crown prince, who is now the kingdom's most powerful figure. 'They are beating them, torturing them, ...
US mercenaries are allegedly torturing Saudi royals and businessmen arrested during the anti-corruption purge ordered by Crown Prince Mohamed Bin Salman. American private security contractors, previously known as Blackwater – now operating under the name Academi – have been put in charge of ...
While the US and European media provided little explanation as to how militants from the self-titled Islamic State (IS) managed to appear, expand and then fight for years against the combined military power of Iraq, Syria, Iran and Russia, it was abundantly clear to many analysts that the IS organization was ...
In a further sign of the Iraqi military's inability to maintain security within the country's own borders, the Iraqi government has signed a contract with US mercenaries, also known as private military contractors, to secure the main road between Baghdad and the Jordanian capital of Amman. “The provincial ...
Rise of the American Mercenary. Thousands of private contractors are in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now they may be in Syria, too. By Kelley Beaucar Vlahos • October 25, 2016 ...
In short time, he is pulled out of his comfort zone when he is asked to track down Ulysses Klaue (Andy Serkis), a South African illegal arms dealer, who is involved with dastardly American mercenary Erik Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan). The two have a precious Wakandan artifact, made of “Vibranium,” a ...
In classic Marvel fashion, “Black Panther” steps away from the traditional hero-villain binary, instead choosing to tackle more complex and weighted themes. Soon after becoming king, T'Challa is confronted by his past when his cousin, an American mercenary soldier born to King T'Chaka's brother, returns ...
Throughout living memory, U.S. covert operations have retained religious and nationalist extremists and compliant local chieftains to send wind-up toys to topple unfriendly “regimes.” by Geoff Dutton. February 16th, 2018. By Geoff Dutton ...
(The fact the film climaxes with a morally impeccable ex-People's Liberation Army soldier stabbing a callous American mercenary in the brain possibly helped this angle along.) Hollywood movies were once regularly accused of “cultural imperialism”, but the rah-rah flag-waving of a Michael Bay film is now ...
Here, that world is the technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda – glimpsed briefly in Captain America: Civil War – where newly crowned King T'Challa (Chadwick Boseman, still magnetic as hell) must fight to retain his throne when he's challenged by an American mercenary (Michael B. Jordan) ...
Katumbi, a wildly popular former provincial governor, has been in exile since May 2016, when the Congolese justice minister alleged that he had hired American mercenaries for a planned coup. These allegations were backed up by dubious 'evidence' and immediately discounted by the U.S. Embassy in ...
The beer takes its name from Two Mules for Sister Sara, the 1970 western starting Eastwood as an American mercenary working to fight against French soldiers in Mexico. Not only will the brew be released in 101 North's taproom, but the following day, it will also be served during a screening of the movie ...
It is to save us that they are sending us mercenaries, otherwise known as a foreign intervention force? Are we independent or not.” One of the major problems haunting post-colonial Africa as Sembene depicts are the leadership styles. Leadership styles and structures of the colonisers were maintained and ...
Children are brainwashed after undergoing an intense program that in time will turn them to either suicide bombers or American mercenaries. Pained families await the rescue of their children from the hands of the terror organization.
Saudi's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has created a specially trained 5,000-strong army called “Al-Saif Al-Ajrab,” with help from U.S. mercenary company Blackwater, according to a report by the Saudi-based news websites Sabq and Al-Marsad.A 5,000 strong forceThe force, which is comprised ...
Saudi's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has created a specially trained 5,000-strong army called “Al-Saif Al-Ajrab,” with help from U.S. mercenary company Blackwater, according to a report by the Saudi-based news websites Sabq and Al-Marsad. The force, which is comprised from 5,000 soldiers, ...
Saudi's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has created a specially trained 5,000-strong army called “Al-Saif Al-Ajrab,” with help from U.S. mercenary company Blackwater, according to a report by the Saudi-based news websites Sabq and Al-Marsad. A 5,000 strong force. The force, which is comprised ...
Saudi princes and billionaire businessmen arrested in a power grab earlier this month are being strung up by their feet and beaten by American private security contractors, a source in the country tells DailyMail. The group of the country's most powerful figures were arrested in a crackdown ordered by ...
In the Shiite holy city of Qom, pro-government demonstrators chanted “death to American mercenaries.” On Tuesday, the 78-year-old Khamenei had accused Iran's adversaries of fomenting the protests. RARE ANTI-GOVERNMENT OUTPOURING US President Donald Trump, who has sought to isolate the ...
In the Shi'ite holy city of Qom, demonstrators chanted “death to American mercenaries.” There were also rallies in Isfahan, Iran's third largest city, and Abadan and Khorramshahr in the oil-rich southwest, state TV footage showed. Marchers voiced support for Khamenei, chanting, “The blood in our veins is a ...
State television broadcast live pictures of rallies in the southwestern cities of Kermanshah and Ilam and in the northern city of Gorgan, where marchers waved Iranian flags and pictures of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. In the city of Qom, demonstrators chanted "death to American mercenaries".
State media showed footage of pro-government demonstrations in cities across the country, with people carrying images of supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and chanting, "Death to American mercenaries". The English-language Press TV broadcast the rallies live, calling them a protest against "the ...
The head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards has declared the defeat of the "sedition" in the country, referring to a wave of anti-government protests. Maj Gen Mohammad Ali Jafari made the announcement as tens of thousands of people attended pro-government rallies called to counter the unrest. It began last ...
The UK's Daily Mail reported in November that mercenaries purportedly employed by Academi, a successor to infamous US mercenary army Blackwater, have been stringing up some of MBS's “guests” at the Riyadh Ritz-Carlton by their feet and savagely beating them during interrogations. Middle East ...
... 09/09/2015Iran-Germany-Afghanistan Mining Cooperation5; 11/24/2017Alwaleed bin Talal Hung Upside Down and Beaten by US Mercenaries6; 02/25/2017Rail Linkup With Afghanistan by March 20187; 09/23/2014Work Commences on Afghan-Tajik Oil/Gas Project 8; 01/01/2017'Little Prince' Adapted ...
US mercenaries are allegedly torturing Saudi royals and businessmen arrested during the anti-corruption purge ordered by Crown Prince Mohamed Bin Salman. American private security contractors, previously known as Blackwater – now operating under the name Academi – have been put in charge of ...
While the US and European media provided little explanation as to how militants from the self-titled Islamic State (IS) managed to appear, expand and then fight for years against the combined military power of Iraq, Syria, Iran and Russia, it was abundantly clear to many analysts that the IS organization was ...
In a further sign of the Iraqi military's inability to maintain security within the country's own borders, the Iraqi government has signed a contract with US mercenaries, also known as private military contractors, to secure the main road between Baghdad and the Jordanian capital of Amman. “The provincial ...
The next frontier. (By David and Jessie [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons). Share. Written by. Chris Horton. Obsession. China's Transition. April 18, 2017. For years, China has groomed landlocked Yunnan province in its southwest to be the country's strategic ...
Rise of the American Mercenary. Thousands of private contractors are in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now they may be in Syria, too. By Kelley Beaucar Vlahos • October 25, 2016 ...
In short time, he is pulled out of his comfort zone when he is asked to track down Ulysses Klaue (Andy Serkis), a South African illegal arms dealer, who is involved with dastardly American mercenary Erik Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan). The two have a precious Wakandan artifact, made of “Vibranium,” a ...
We first meet Erik Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan) not as the muscular, heavily scarred U.S. mercenary who challenges protagonist T'Challa, king of the fictional African nation of Wakanda, for the throne, but as a child playing basketball in Black Panther co-writer/director Ryan Coogler's hometown of ...


 

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