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South Africa Exporting Mercenaries

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South Africa Exporting Mercenaries

South Africa Exporting Mercenaries

South Africa Exporting Mercenaries

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Many former members of South Africa's apartheid era-military have found lucrative work selling their battle-ready skills to the highest bidders. One South African official called his country a "cesspool" for mercenaries. NPR's Tavis Smiley speaks with Laurie Goeling, Johannesburg bureau chief for The Chicago Tribune, about one of South Africa's more controversial "exports."