Daily Archives: March 22, 2012

In conversation: Stephan Crétier of Garda

[Translate] In conversation: Stephan Crétier of Garda On becoming the Wal-mart of security, and what exactly Garda is doing in the middle east by Martin Patriquin on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 12:50pm – 0 Comments Photograph by Vincenzo D’Alto Stephan … Continue reading

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Piracy fighters use floating armories

[Translate] APNewsBreak: Piracy fighters use floating armories Private security firms are storing their guns aboard floating armories in international waters so ships that want armed anti-piracy guards can cut costs and circumvent laws limiting the import and export of weapons, … Continue reading

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Afghanistan Moves to Abolish Private Security Firms

[Translate] March 22, 2012 Afghanistan Moves to Abolish Private Security Firms Brian Padden | Islamabad Afghan forces stand guard during a security transition ceremony from private security companies to the Afghan government in Kabul, March 15, 2012. In Afghanistan, international … Continue reading

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Retired marine who owns transport business insists he had nothing to do with alleged Saadi Gaddafi plot, gets lie-detector test

[Translate] Retired marine who owns transport business insists he had nothing to do with alleged Saadi Gaddafi plot, gets lie-detector test Stewart Bell Mar 21, 2012 – 10:38 PM ET | Last Updated: Mar 21, 2012 11:08 PM ET Courtesy Greg … Continue reading

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DynCorp International Inc.’s Parent Reports Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011

[Translate] March 21, 2012 07:05 AM Eastern Daylight Time DynCorp International Inc.’s Parent Reports Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Fourth quarter Revenue of $983 million, up 14.8% Fourth quarter Net income attributable to Delta Tucker Holdings, Inc. … Continue reading

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WikiLeaked: Ex-Blackwater ‘helps regime change’ in Syria

[Translate] WikiLeaked: Ex-Blackwater ‘helps regime change’ in Syria Published: 21 March, 2012, 09:59 Edited: 21 March, 2012, 14:45 A US government-contracted private security firm is helping the Syrian opposition to overthrow the Bashar al-Assad regime, leaked Stratfor emails indicate. The … Continue reading

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Explainer: The Afghan Public Protection Force

[Translate] Explainer: The Afghan Public Protection Force   By Abubakar Siddique March 21, 2012 Time is running out for companies operating in Afghanistan to make the switch from private security firms to a protection force operated by the Afghan government. … Continue reading

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