BuzzFeed: UAE Used U.S. Mercenaries to Kill Yemeni Politicians

HeadlineOct 16, 2018

BuzzFeed News reports the United Arab Emirates hired U.S. mercenaries to kill politicians in Yemen. The UAE hired the U.S. mercenary company Spear Operations Group, founded by Abraham Golan, a Hungarian Israeli living near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The group’s first target in Yemen was a local leader of al-Islah, a political party that’s been labeled a “terrorist group” by the UAE. A top commander from Spear Operations said he could not rule out that targets could simply be someone that the UAE crown prince “didn’t like.”

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