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Quote: Originally Posted by Hombre Secreto You mean Phoenician-themed snark? Sorry, once I get the the classical age and beyond everything off the top of my head kinda coalesces into a mess.
Quote: Originally Posted by NorCal We have Black Water, Gaddafi has a bunch of random N. Africans, countries all over the world have done it for centuries. Is there a place for mercenary armies in the modern world? Does hiring mercenaries work to circumvent and undermine the agreed upon rules of engagement? Does the existence of non-traditional foes (the terrorists) make necessary non-traditional armies? Thoughts of the CESS? Also, shame on...
Quote: Originally Posted by Hombre Secreto Battle of Zama Are you actually looking for me to discuss this, (my core base is contemporary 'mercenaries', but I do have a solid understanding of the history of the phenomenon), or is this another iteration of your Roman-themed snark?
Quote: Originally Posted by Hombre Secreto Oh, please enlighten us, Hamilcar. Give me a point to discuss. Quote: Originally Posted by JustinW I will second if you amend your motion to read: Perplexing Shallow but Pompous Waxing I like this very very much.
Quote: Originally Posted by NorCal Please elaborate. It's just very clear that people don't really have a developed schema for understanding military privatization, how widespread it is, how widespread it always has been, and the (some quite mundane) realities of it, but have read a Jeremy Scahill book or something and are jumping in on the intellectual flavour of the month.
The abundance of shallow but pompous waxing on military privatization, both contemporary and through history, here is vexing.
This thread upsets me.
Quote: Originally Posted by Mauro It's all about the AA-12. Fuck the AK. Bah, check out the new Keltec shotty. Now THAT's fucking cool, and you can tuck it into your coat.
Quote: Originally Posted by Blackfyre Seriously. I personally like cruel tatted girls who smoke, but I know that's not for everybody. . Fuckin yah. Sociopaths are fucking hot as hell. All my exes have had sociopathic tendencies. It's hot when a girl is willing to (and does) lie, cheat and steal for you. Also, rib pieces are fucking badass.
Damn, I've never heard of an underage drinking ticket more than $200 in Canada, and no ancillary crap, either.
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