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Old 17 October 2018, 11:02
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Former US Spec operators reportedly hired to assassinate Yemeni political fig

Interesting story. I've never heard of Spear Operations Group. Sounds like a much needed program.

Former US special operators were reportedly hired to assassinate Yemeni political figures.

https://www.businessinsider.com/ex-u...icians-2018-10
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Old 17 October 2018, 11:41
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Isn't that the fucking job description?

You don't become a mercenary to direct traffic or write speeding tickets. You punch tickets.
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Old 17 October 2018, 15:54
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The plot thickens...https://www.ynetnews[dot]com/articles/0,7340,L-5372648,00.html
Israeli, Palestinians, Americans and Yemen...
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Old 17 October 2018, 16:34
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It's a refreshing change of pace to have the Palestinian security guy be the adult in the room..
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Old 17 October 2018, 17:27
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It's a refreshing change of pace to have the Palestinian security guy be the adult in the room..
Dahlan is likely responsible for the death of some Americans in 2003. Fuck that guy.
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Old 17 October 2018, 18:33
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I couldn't help but think of this old movie from the 60s.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0064045/
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It's a refreshing change of pace to have the Palestinian security guy be the adult in the room..
Yeah thatís a departure from SOP.
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Old 17 October 2018, 18:54
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In the Fox report it states that they were paid "tens of thousands of dollars" to carry out the killings.

I guess that's an open ended number, but seriously? It almost sounded like that scene from Austin Powers when Dr. Evil is only going to demand $1 million dollars from the UN.
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Old 17 October 2018, 18:57
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Dahlan is likely responsible for the death of some Americans in 2003. Fuck that guy.
Dyncorp guys?
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Isn't that the fucking job description?

You don't become a mercenary to direct traffic or write speeding tickets. You punch tickets.
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Yep.
Hopefully he slips in the shower or something.
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Dahlan is likely responsible for the death of some Americans in 2003. Fuck that guy.
He's no angel but I doubt he had anything to do with the 2003 attack.
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I must've missed that vacancy in the jobs forum.
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These guys deserve no publicity as they didn't do anything noteworthy. The mission failed.


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