by, Arutz Sheva
After fighting with rebels in Libya and embracing the revolt in Syria, Matthew VanDyke has rolled up in northern Iraq, but the celebrity American revolutionary filmmaker has now traded in his three-piece suit for a set of military fatigues.
VanDyke, who rose to fame as a foreign fighter after backing Libyan rebels against Muammar Gaddafi, has just finished leading his new military contracting firm through its first assignment: training Christian volunteers to take on jihadists.
Funded by Christian groups from abroad, mainly from the United States, the Nineveh Plains Protection Unit (NPU) aims to bring a local Christian militia to bear against the Islamic State group (also known as ISIS or ISIL) that has seized swathes of Iraq and Syria.
VanDyke is one of the best known and least camera-shy figures in an ever expanding and complex constellation of foreign fighters, organisations and donors getting involved in a private war…
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