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Should We Send Armed Contractors to Syria? SWJED Mon, 01/28/2019 - 3:21pm
Should we replace American forces in Syria with armed contractors? Erik Prince thinks so. In an article for FOX News, Prince and retired General Anthony Tata suggested that a group such as the World War II Flying Tigers be formed to replace the US forces being withdrawn from Syria.

The World's Most Powerful Mercenary Armies

Wed, 04/24/2013 - 8:22am

"The World's Most Powerful Mercenary Armies" by Robert Johnson at Business Insider

The idea of a mercenary may seem a bit quaint in the 21st century, but those forces make a difference and are often all that stands between a leader and his fate.