Mercenaries Back In Business

It has been reported that ex-SAS British personnel are assisting NATO forces in Libya.  Now that the UK and France have deployed attack helicopters to the region, they will likely be calling the scene from the ground and directing information to the pilots above.  Blackwater gave the hired contractors a bad reputation in Iraq during a civilian shooting in 2007.  But nevertheless, hired professionals don’t carry the political baggage that goes with deploying government forces and the men hired to do the job have years of combat experience, something that takes a long time to teach.

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