Letters and Politics

Death Squads and Private Armies

Sean McFate, author of the book The Modern Mercenary: Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order. Former hired soldier Sean McFate lays bare the opaque world of private military contractors, explaining the economic structure of the industry and showing in detail how firms operate on the ground.

And Carlos Mauricio on the deportation from the US of former El Salvadorean General Carlos Casanova. Carlos Mauricio was a professor of Agricultural Sciences at the University of El Salvador until his extrajudicial kidnapping by Salvadoran death squads in June 1983.


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