n African Security Review - War Dog. Fighting other people's wars, Al J. Venter : book review

Volume 14, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1024-6029
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Extracted from text ... 120 African Security Review 14(2) ? 2005 Al Venter is well known in military circles. He has written twenty books since 1969 ranging from accounts of insurgency wars in Guinea Bissau, Angola, the former Rhodesia and in Africa generally. For the last 25 years, Venter has served as correspondent for a number of the Jane's publications, including International Defence Review, Defence Weekly, Terrorism and Security Monitor. He knows what he is writing about and clearly has sympathy with soldiering, with mercenaries and anything to do with guns - hence almost a chapter (one of twenty four) devoted to extolling the ..

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