April 4, 2013

Eric Harroun: Not Our Soldier of Fortune

Merriam-Webster defines soldier of fortune as “one who follows a military career wherever there is promise of profit, adventure, or pleasure.”

The recent arrest of Eric Hourran at Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C., has brought with it many questions from media outlets and the American public. Who is Eric Hourran, and why would an American choose to fight with an al-Qaeda associated group such as al-Nusra?

Many of these questions are answered in the affidavit covering Hourran. With these facts, the certainty remains that Hourran has repeatedly lied about his stance concerning al-Qaeda and al-Nusra. At one moment he stated that he ‘hated al-Qaeda’ and the next moment:

“The only good Zionist is a dead Zionist”


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About the Author

I served in 3rd Battalion 75th Ranger Regiment from 2003-2008. Almost four years of the time spent in 3/75 was spent in the sniper section. I am a graduate of US Army Airborne School, US Army Ranger School, US Army Sniper School, Special Forces Sniper Course, and the US Marine Corps Summer Mountain Scout Sniper Course. I have competed in the US Army International Sniper Competition as well as the US Army Small Arms Championships on three separate occasions. I currently live in Corvallis, Oregon and hold a Bachelors of Science in Biology from Oregon State University.

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