Having said that – we have got guys like these around. (See article below) Eben Barlow is of course a former Commandant (Lt.Col) of 32 Battalion and Special Forces operator in the Civil Co-Operation Bureau. He is an expert in COIN (Counter Insurgency) and the former head of Executive Outcomes the PMC that stopped the war in Sierra Leone in 1995 with only about 100 former South African soldiers… something that 17,000 UN troops could not achieve.