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Executive Outcomes Against All Odds epub ebook

by Eeben Barlow

Executive Outcomes Against All Odds epub ebook

Author: Eeben Barlow
Category: Genre Fiction
Publisher: Galago Books; second edition first hardcover edition edition (2010)
ISBN: 1919854401
ISBN13: 978-1919854403
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Founder Eeben Barlow in the early 1990s originally offered courses in intelligence to South Africa's Special . of soldiers with title in red lettering; 2007, Galago Publishing; 552 pages; "Executive Outcomes: Against All Odds," by Eeben Barlow.

Founder Eeben Barlow in the early 1990s originally offered courses in intelligence to South Africa's Special Forces and security work to De Beers' diamond mining industry. This was greatly expanded in 1993 when an oil company offered EO a contract to provide security for its staff while they recovered valuable drilling equipment stranded at the Angolan oil port of Soyo - after its capture by UNITA rebels. Barlow recruited ex-members of South Africa's elite military units for the job. EO was contracted for a month.

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Sophie Shevardnadze:Eeben Barlow, founder of Executive Outcomes private military company, welcome to the show. It’s really great to have you with us. Now, Mr. Barlow, Executive Outcomes and other firms you were involved in have conducted a lot of highly successful operations getting more than one government out of a scrap.

Sof interview with eeben barlow. Executive outcomes: against all odds . It is a story that cannot be told without including part of the founder, chairman, and author’s (Eeben Barlow) story.

Executive Outcomes was a private military company (PMC) founded in South Africa by Eeben Barlow, a former lieutenant-colonel of the South African Defence Force, in 1989. It later became part of the South African-based holding company Strategic Resource Corporation. The South African Defence Force was looking at broad cuts in its personnel.

In 1988, Eeben Barlow, a former special forces Lt-Col and commander of South Africa's Civil Cooperation Bureau (CCB) Europe Branch, was tasked by the apartheid regime's superspy Major Craig Williamson to carry out the Lockerbie bombing on . .

In 1988, Eeben Barlow, a former special forces Lt-Col and commander of South Africa's Civil Cooperation Bureau (CCB) Europe Branch, was tasked by the apartheid regime's superspy Major Craig Williamson to carry out the Lockerbie bombing on 21 December 1988 by targeting UN Assistant Secretary-General and Commissioner for Namibia, Bernt Carlsson, the most prominent of Pan Am Flight 103’s 270 victims.

Founded by author Eeben Barlow in the early 1990s he originally offered courses in intelligence to South Africa's Special Forces and security work to De Beers' diamond mining industry. In his newly-published book - Executive Outcomes, Against All Odds - Barlow savages many local and international journalists who, he says, willingly did "hatchet jobs" on EO. I'm one of them.

Executive Outcomes : Against All Odds. By (author) Eeben Barlow.

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Executive Outcomes is the model on which all Private Military Companies (PMCs) operating in Iraq and Afghanistan are based. Founder Eeben Barlow in the early 1990s originally offered courses in intelligence to South Africa's Special Forces and security work to De Beers' diamond mining industry. This was greatly expanded in 1993 when an oil company offered EO a contract to provide security for its staff while they recovered valuable drilling equipment stranded at the Angolan oil port of Soyo - after its capture by UNITA rebels. Barlow recruited ex-members of South Africa's elite military units for the job. EO was contracted for a month, but this ended up being extended and EO spearheading an Angolan Army assault on Soyo and its capture from UNITA. This highly successful operation led to a contract to retrain the Angolan Army. Both UNITA and MPLA had taken part in UN supervised elections in 1992, but UNITA had rejected the results after losing and it had returned to civil war. During a hard-fought campaign, retrained Angolan Army units led by EO captured Cafunfu - the diamond producing area that funded UNITA's war effort. Eventually, international pressure spearheaded by the UN and the 'blood diamond' lobby, forced EO's withdrawal from Angola which quickly sank back into chaos. EO's next contract was in May 1995 when 200 men were despatched to Sierra Leone where RUF rebels, chopping off people's limbs and engaging in cannibalism, were marching on Freetown. EO smashed the rebels and this led to free and fair elections with a new government being elected. Pressures were again exerted which resulted in EO's withdrawal. In the place of its 200 troops the UN deployed 18 000 soldiers at a cost of US$1 billion per year. The rebels regrouped,frequently taking UN troops as hostages, and the country again sank back into...
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