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E.Guinea coup plot had US, UK backing, claims ex-mercenary Simon Mann

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Simon Mann on the cover of Cry Havoc. Credit: Simon Mann/John Blake Publishing Ltd

A former mercenary has revealed that a 2004 coup attempt in Equatorial Guinea had the backing of the Spanish, British and US authorities. In his new book, Cry Havoc, Simon Mann gives an account of the failed coup that aimed to replace President Teodoro Obiang Nguema with an exiled opposition leader.

Interview: Simon Mann, former mercenary & author of Cry Havoc

Radio France Internationale

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Written by Daniel Finnan

9 November 2011 at 09:00