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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The suggestion that the United Nations hire private military contractors for peacekeeping operations introduced; details given of fighting between Ethiopia and Eritrea and in Sierra Leone, where UN peacekeepers are being held hostage.
(London: Jim Wooten) The prospects of using mercenary soldiers of fortune because Western leaders are reluctant to risk their own troops in places like Africa examined. [Novelist Frederick FORSYTHE, military analyst Paul BEAVER, Sandine International Lieutenant Colonel Tim SPICER, Executive Outcomes former officer "ANDRE" - talk about the option of using private military companies in lieu of United Nations peacekeepers.]
- Jennings, Peter;
- Wooten, Jim
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