Remember the American Mercenary arrested in Afganistan?

Discussion in 'Middle East - General' started by Comrade, Jan 5, 2005.

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    I always wondered what was up with the story behind the American soldier of fortune who was arrested by Afgani police and found with several hostages who apparently had no connection with Al-Qauda.

    For the curious, here is the ENTIRE scoop and it's a fascinating story!

    http://www.cjr.org/issues/2005/1/blake-soldier.asp

    Unfortunately, it's too long a read for me tonight. Someone please read it through and give us the skinney in this thread.

    Here is an interesting part reminiscent of memogate;

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    long indeed! but interesting
     
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    I agree---scary a wacko like this can get so far with the press--not surprising but scary !
     
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    guess it goes to show you what a little confidence in what your doing, or lying about, goes
     

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