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Basics

On the Web: Articles

Hired Guns with War Crimes Past. Louis Nevaer, Pacific News Service [AlterNet] (5/4/04).

Warriors for Hire in Iraq. P.W. Singer, Salon (4/15/04).

World: The Jobs of War. Stephen Fidler & Thomas Catn, Financial Times (8/11/03).

Soldiers of Good Fortune. Barry Yeoman, Mother Jones (5/6/03).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Center for Defense Information.

Security Companies Doing Business in Iraq (US State Department list).

Soldier of Fortune Magazine.

In the Library: Articles

Alexander, Laurence B."Ethical choices that become legal problems for media," Newspaper Research Journal 17-1-2 (win-spr 96):49-61.

Dee, Juliet. "When classified ads lead to murder: hitmen, Soldier of Fortune & the question of commercial speech," Communications & the Law 18,1 (3/96):29-56.

Krane, Jim. "Private army grows around U.S. missions to world's hot spots," Santa Cruz Sentinel (11/1/03):C1.

Lamy, Philip. "Millennialism in the mass media: the case of Soldier of Fortune magazine," Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 31,4 (12/92):408-25.

Menconi, David. "Soldier's last stand," Mother Jones (11/88):52-55.

Pedersen, M.N. "Young man in a hurry: recollections of a soldier of fortune," Scandinavian Political Studies 19,3 (9/96): 181-204.

Taylor, Lawrence D. "The great adventure: mercenaries in the Mexican Revolution, 1910-15," The Americas 43,1 (7/86):25-46.

Tomlinson, Don E. "Choosing social responsibility over law: the Soldier of Fortune classified advertising cases," Business & Professional Ethics Journal 9,1-2 (spr-sum 90):79-97.

Van Dongen, Rachel. "US's 'private army' grows," Christian Science Monitor (9/3/03):6

Yeoman, Barry. “Soldiers of good fortune,” Mother Jones (5-6/03):38-43,92.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Banks, John. The Wages of War: The Life of a Modern Mercenary (London: Cooper, 1978).

Burchett, Wilfred G. The Whores of War: Mercenaries Today (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1977).

Goulden, Joseph C. The Death Merchant: The Rise & Fall of Edwin P. Wilson (NY: Simon & Schuster, 1981).

Hall, Sam, with Larry Hussman & Felicia Lewis. Counter-Terrorist (NY: D.I. Fine, 1987).

Halliday, Fred. Mercenaries: Counter-Insurgency in the Gulf (Nottingham: Spokesman, 1977).

Kemp, Peter. The Thorns of Memory: Memoirs (London: Sinclair-Stevenson, 1990).

Maas, Peter. Manhunt (NY: Random House, 1986).

Mallin, Jay & Robert K. Brown. Merc: American Soldiers of Fortune (NY: Macmillan, 1979).

McCormack, John. One Million Mercenaries: Swiss Soldiers in the Armies of the World (London: L. Cooper, 1993).

Puren, Jerry as told to Brian Pottinger. Mercenary Commander (Alberton, RSA: Galago, 1986).

Seagrave, Sterling. Soldiers of Fortune (Alexandria VA: Time-Life, 1981).

Silverstein, Ken. Private Warriors (NY: Verso, 2000).

Singer, Peter W. Corporate Warriors: The Rise of the Privatized Military Industry (Ithaca: Cornell, 2003).

In the Library: Fiction

Caputo, Philip. Horn of Africa (NY: Vintage, 2002).

Jacobs, Mark. Stone Cowboy (NY: Soho, 1997).

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Dancing on the Edge" [200?], dir. Miguel Najera, 43m. Jicarilla Apache native policemen in surprising interaction with White mercenary organization Soldiers of Fortune.



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