US envoy pledges full investigation of mercenary videos

My latest update on Tim Spicer and the Peter McBride case is online at







2 responses to “US envoy pledges full investigation of mercenary videos”

  1. Ziz avatar

    “Spicer’s record suggests that there is a real danger that U.S. sponsorship of his company may bring the methods of African resource wars to the new Iraq.”
    May bring ? I think they arrived a long time ago.

  2. Tom Griffin avatar

    true enough, I suppose.
    I was thinking in terms of the specific business model that Drohan describes. Mercenaries operating on behalf of resource companies rather than contracted to the US Government.
    Although, it wouldn’t surprise me to hear that is already happening too.

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