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A minor flaw of the book is its sweeping use of the terms private war and private force and its focus on potential combat roles of PMSCs.
All of which meant that, aside from the odd request for sweets from mum Sam's stash up front, the journey passed without them either driving us both insane and/ or starting their own private war in the back.
Carlos was sentenced in December 2011 to life in jail, with a minimum of 18 years before parole, for four deadly attacks which prosecutors said were part of a private war he had waged against France to free two comrades.
Book news company Publishers Weekly revealed on Tuesday that publishing company Simon & Schuster has acquired David Shields and Shane Salerno's biography The Private War of JD Salinger.
Ready to wage your own private war against the demons in your head.
The Private War of Women Serving in Iraq--Helen Benedict.
com/politics/2012/08/marie-colvin-private-war) Marie Colvin's Private War .
Michael McGovern lost his private war with Andy Little last week - but does not think he'll be the only keeper who suffers this season.
You'd think that all mothers and fathers would want what's best for their children and would rather die than use them as weapons in their own private war.
Strasser, have been conducting a private war against Azerbaijan," the letters said.
His private war against private medicine would be better received if he stuck to facts not prejudice.

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