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Christopher Othen

Christopher Othen is a writer currently based in Eastern Europe. His day jobs have included journalist, legal representative for asylum seekers, and English language teacher. Off the clock he has interviewed retired mercenaries about war crimes, discussed lost causes with political extremists, and got drunk with an ex-mujahideen who knew Osama Bin Laden. His second book, about the Katanga secession in Africa, will be published in 2015.


Franco’s International Brigades