‘Like in Fauda’: How Israeli Security Guards Took Over the World

Israeli bodyguards and security firms are cashing in on the IDF brand, whether protecting Hollywood stars or remote installations in Africa – even if regulation of the sector is sometimes scant

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Kim Legziel
Kim Legziel

In the wee hours in a glitzy European city, a Hollywood actress leaves a café. Outside, as expected, photographers await her. “One paparazzi tried to make a scene. He just ran at us like a freight train,” says Roman Tukh, a member of the actress’ security detail at the time.



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