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Colombian Soldiers hired by the UAE

“It said Erik Prince, the founder of the controversial security firm Blackwater, was given the job of forming an 800-member battalion of foreign troops by the crown prince of Abu Dhabi.” “… the 800 Columbians currently employed in the UAE’s … Continue reading

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Africa’s Regionally Aligned Brigade

AFRICOM “will be the first to test the new rotational model, intended to give commanders a more reliable supply of soldiers available for short, training-focused missions.” “The benefit is being able to give them regional expertise and cultural experience,” “Plans also … Continue reading

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