Explainer 201: Who was Mad Mike Hoare?

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The true story of Mad Mike Hoare is a throwback to a time when foreign policy could be made by a planeload of middle-aged white guys with guns taking over entire countries. Although this business model is now – thankfully – frowned upon, it has by no means disappeared. Andrew Mueller discusses the mercenary’s legacy.

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