The Wagner Group
Though nominally a mercenary organization, there’s a strong case to be made that the Wagner Group should be classified a terrorist outfit.
First in a two-part series, this backgrounder traces the origins and earliest deployments of Russia’s infamous mercenary outfit: the Wagner Group.
After initial deployments in Ukraine and Syria, the African continent has become the main theater for Wagner Group operations.
Russia’s loss could be the United States’ gain when it comes to mercenary operations in Africa.