Mercenaries
A mercenary is a person who takes part in an armed conflict who is not a national or a party to the conflict and is "motivated to take part in the hostilities by the desire for private gain."
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How to Make Ninja Squishy Balls!
Call them Yoshi eggs, Stress-balls, or Ninja Turtle squishies. Here’s how to turn party balloons and baking flour, into a custom set of superhero power balls.
6 Legendary Mercenary Armies In History
Going back to ancient history, some of the world’s most feared fighting forces were made up of freelance warriors who weren’t aligned with any particular nation or king. Many of these soldiers of fort...
The Return of the Soldier of Fortune
The use of mercenaries by modern countries is resurgent, from the Iraq and Afghan wars to the battles against pirates off the coasts of Africa.
Pirates Hauling $400 Million Since '05 - Pocket Little of Booty
Pirates off the Horn of Africa pocket as little as 0.01 percent of ransoms, which they tend to spend on alcohol, expensive cars and prostitutes, while financiers keep as much as three-quarters of the ...
The Most Feared Pirates to Ever Set Sail
From Calico Jack and Blackbeard to William Kidd and Sir Francis Drake these are the most feared pirates to ever set sail.
Things You Didn’t Know About Ninjas
Shrouded in mystery these 25 things you didn't know about ninjas will enlighten you about the ancient way of the shinobi.
Mercenary
http://iraqforsale.org/ Inside America's private army with extended bonus scenes from Robert Greenwald's documentary Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers
Conquistador
Conquistadores Conquistadors.
Piracy
Black Sam and his pirate ship were ruthless and feared, yet decisions on the ship were made by all. The Pirate Code : MON JUNE 2 10P et/pt : http://channel.n...
Thirty Seconds To Mars - Conquistador (Lyric Video) - YouTube
May 2, 2013 ... Download the new album LOVE LUST FAITH + DREAMS on iTunes: http:// smarturl.it/LLFD Official lyric video for "Conquistador" by THIRTY ...
Laws of war
The law of war is a legal term of art that refers to the aspect of public international law concerning acceptable justifications to engage in war (jus ad bellum) and the limits to acceptable wartime c...
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Piracy
Piracy is typically an act of robbery or criminal violence at sea. The term can include acts committed on land, in the air, or in other major bodies of water or on a shore. It does not normally includ...
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Letter of marque
In the days of fighting sail, a letter of marque and reprisal was a government license authorizing a person (known as a privateer) to attack and capture enemy vessels and bring them before admiralty c...
Letter of marque - Wikipedia
2004 Equatorial Guinea coup d'état attempt
The 2004 Equatorial Guinea coup d'état attempt, also known as the Wonga coup, was an alleged coup attempt against the government of Equatorial Guinea in order to replace President Teodoro Obiang Nguem...
Mercenaries in India
In 16th and 17th centuries, the imperial Mughal power was crumbling and other powers, mainly Maratha chiefs, were emerging. At this time, a number of mercenaries, arriving from several countries found...
Mercenaries in India - Wikipedia
Conquistador
Conquistadors /kɒŋˌkɪstəˈdɔrz/ (from Portuguese or Spanish conquistadores "conquerors"; [koŋkistaˈðoɾes], [kũkiʃtɐˈdoɾis], [kũkiʃtɐˈðoɾɨʃ]) is a term used to refer to the soldiers and explorers of the...
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Jomsvikings
The Jomsvikings were a possibly legendary company of Viking mercenaries or brigands of the 10th century and 11th century dedicated to the worship of such deities as Odin and Thor. They were staunchly ...
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Landsknecht
The German Landsknechts, sometimes also rendered as Landsknechte (singular Landsknecht, [lanʦ.knɛçt]) were colourful mercenary soldiers with a formidable reputation who became an important military fo...
Landsknecht - Wikipedia
Mamluk
Mamluk (Arabic: مملوك mamlūk (singular), مماليك mamālīk (plural), meaning "property" or "owned slave" of the king, or 'white slave'; also transliterated as mamlouk, mamluq, mamluke, mameluk, mameluke,...
Mamluk - Wikipedia
Ninja
A ninja (忍者) or shinobi (忍び) was a covert agent or mercenary in feudal Japan. The functions of the ninja included espionage, sabotage, infiltration, and assassination, and open combat in certa...
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Pinkerton National Detective Agency
Pinkerton, founded as the Pinkerton National Detective Agency, is a private security guard and detective agency established in the United States by Allan Pinkerton in 1850 and currently a subsidiary o...
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Privateers
A privateer (sometimes called corsair or buccaneer) was a private person or ship authorized by a government by letters of marque to attack foreign vessels during wartime. Privateering was a way of mob...
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Spanish expedition to Oran (1732)
The Spanish expedition to Oran of 1732 or the Spanish conquest of Oran and Mers el-Kebir, took place from 15 June to 2 July 1732, between the Kingdom of Spain against the Ottoman protectorate of Algie...
Spanish expedition to Oran (1732) - Wikipedia
Battle of Pensacola (1814)
The Battle of Pensacola was a battle in the War of 1812 in which American forces fought against the kingdoms of Britain and Spain, and Creek Native Americans allied with the British. The American com...
Battle of Pensacola (1814) - Wikipedia
Anne Dieu-le-Veut
Anne Dieu-Le-Veut also called Marie-Anne or Marianne (28 August 1661 - 11 January 1710) was a French Pirate. Alongside Jaquotte Delahaye, she was one of very few female Buccaneers.
Anne was origin...
Robert Richer
Robert Richer was the associate deputy director of operations of the United States Central Intelligence Agency, the number two in command of the Operations Directorate, the part of the Agency responsi...