KMS

London security firm KMS linked to secret war in Nicaragua

The London Daily News, March 2 1987

The Prime Minister is to be challenged over her links with a powerful London security company which has been implicated in the Reagan Contra arms scandal.
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Revealed: KMS mercenary operation in Sri Lanka

The London Daily News, March 4 1987

A London security firm linked with the British government has been involved in mercenary operations in Sri Lanka, the London Daily News can reveal today.
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KMS men walk out of Sri Lanka contract after alleged atrocities

The London Daily News, March 4 1987

British mercenaries training counter-insurgency units in Sri Lanka have walked out. Security sources in Britain say the walkout came after the Britons complained that the government troops they trained have committed a series of atrocities against the minority Tamil population.
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UK government under pressure to disclose covert links with KMS

The London Daily News, March 5 1987

The British government faces a barrage of hostile questions over its secret links with the London security company KMS Ltd, which has been accused of running mercenary operations for Whitehall in Central America and Sri Lanka.
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KMS: Whitehall's secret army

The London Daily News, March 6 1987
with Clive Edwards

KMS is no ordinary security company. From an address in Kensington, it runs a global network of mercenaries. Those who know it from the inside and who are not easily shaken, are in awe of it - and particularly in awe of the two SAS veterans who run it, Major David Walker and Colonel Jim Johnson.
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KMS "had Whitehall backing to send 50 men to aid Contras"

The London Daily News, March 6 1987

The British government is under new pressure to explain its links with President Reagan's secret war against the Contras in Nicaragua after London Daily News evidence that 50 British mercenaries were enlisted to join the fight.
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KMS carries on hiring

The London Daily News, March 25 1987

The London security company KMS, implicated in the Reagan Contra arms scandal, has launched a new drive to recruit mercenaries.
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New evidence confirms London links to Contra scandal

The London Daily News, March 26 1987

New documentary evidence of British mercenaries' involvement in the secret operation run by Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North has been obtained by the US Senate inquiry into the Contra arms scandal.
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KMS boss buys bodyguard company

The London Daily News, April 10 1987

The SAS major whose mercenary recruitment business has been implicated in the Contra arms scandal in Washington, has paid £250,000 to take over a new security company in London.
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KMS bosses are claimed to be quitting

The London Daily News, April 10 1987

SAS major David Walker is said to be pulling out of the controversial mercenary-recruitment organisation KMS which has been implicated in the Contra arms scandal in Washington.
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Profile of David Walker as Oliver North discloses his role with Contras

The London Daily News, July 14 1987

Britain's own equivalent of Colonel Oliver North has been revealed for the first time in the Irangate hearings.
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The security companies which operate as privatised wing of British intelligence

The Illustrated London News, August 1 1987

Badakhshan, northern Afghanistan. July 1983. An Englishman travelling with a group of Mujahadeen guerrillas dies in an ambush by Russian troops. The Russians recover his body along with a miniature satellite dish, a transmitter and a computerised keyboard. The Russians say the dead man was one of six Englishmen working with the Mujahadeen and they identify him by his passport as Stuart Bodman. The...

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The assassination business

The Scotsman, July 26 1988

The secret life of Major David Walker started to unravel early last year when investigators in Washington, who were pursuing the endless avenues of the Iran Contra scandal, opened a safe which had once belonged to the disgraced White House aide, Lt Col Oliver North, and found a scrap of paper with a hand-written diagram on it.

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