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Recruiting Mercenaries for Middle East Fuels Rancor in Colombia – Bloomberg Business

Recruiting Mercenaries for Middle East Fuels Rancor in Colombia – Bloomberg Business

Colombia’s government is frustrated at having its top soldiers lured to the Middle East as mercenaries for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates when they are still needed to fight insurgents and drug traffickers, Defense Minister Luis Carlos Villegas said.

A Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen has deployed Colombian contractors, according to a former army officer…

Source: Recruiting Mercenaries for Middle East Fuels Rancor in Colombia – Bloomberg Business