About the Author:
Christopher Othen is an English writer currently based in Eastern Europe. He has worked as a journalist, legal representative for asylum seekers, and an English language teacher. In off-the-clock adventures he has interviewed retired mercenaries about war crimes, discussed lost causes with political extremists, and got drunk with an ex-mujahidin who knew Osama Bin Laden. His first book, Franco's International Brigades: Adventurers, Fascists, and Christian Crusaders in the Spanish Civil War has been published in four editions. His second, Katanga: Mercenaries, Spies, and the African Nation that Waged War on the World, was published in 2015.