E54: The Military Element of National Power, Part 3 -- Mercenaries

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Since 2014, Moscow has used mercenaries in Ukraine, Syria, Africa, and other places to exert military power without accountability. Although these mercenaries, commonly referred to as the Wagner Group, never left Eastern Ukraine, they are now active again with the Russian invasion. Why? What is their value in a conventional war? What dangers do they present? That is the subject of this episode.

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For more information about the role of Mercenaries in war and non-conflict situations please listen to these podcasts in the Ancient Art of Modern Warfare.

Episode 2: Who are these Russian quasi-mercenaries? https://mayhemxpc.podbean.com/e/who-are-these-russian-quasi-mercenaries/

Episode 3: The role of mercenaries in hybrid warfare

https://mayhemxpc.podbean.com/e/the-role-of-mercenaries-in-hybrid-warfare/

Episode 4: Why are Russian PMCs different from Western PMSCs?

https://mayhemxpc.podbean.com/e/why-are-russian-pmcs-different-from-western-pmscs-with-dr-jovana-ranito/

Episode 6: Meeting the Challenge of Russian Private Military Companies

https://mayhemxpc.podbean.com/e/meeting-the-challenge-of-russian-private-military-companies/

Episode 12: Mercenary: What is in a name?

https://mayhemxpc.podbean.com/e/e12-mercenary-whats-in-a-name/

Episode 19: The rise of Quasi-Mercenary Organizations

https://mayhemxpc.podbean.com/e/e19-the-rise-of-quasi-mercenary-organizations/

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