Episode 3: The beginnings of Blackwater and how it forever changed US policy
Even though the name is relegated to history, Blackwater remains the first thought that springs to mind when most think of private military contractors. In this episode, we delve into its history and how its success and failures changed American foreign policy forever.
Episode 2: Soldier turned contractor talks Blackwater training, Iraq mission
This week on Force for Hire we’re taking a step back from the politics and controversy surrounding private military contracting and talking to a man who knows what it’s like to be both a soldier and a private operator.
Episode 1: Outsourcing America's military might
In this inaugural episode, we talk to self-described mercenary Sean McFate and security analyst David Isenberg to learn some of the pros and cons of outsourcing America’s military operations.
Trailer: An introduction to Force for Hire
Welcome to the Force for Hire podcast, in which will delve deep into the secretive and misunderstood world of private military contractors.