Daily Archives: April 13, 2012

Soldier or Contractor? It Doesn’t Matter; in the End Both Still Get Screwed

[Translate] David Isenberg Author, ‘Shadow Force: Private Security Contractors in Iraq’ Soldier or Contractor? It Doesn’t Matter; in the End Both Still Get Screwed Posted: 04/12/2012 8:22 pm Despite all the attention paid to the use of private military and … Continue reading

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PAKISTAN IN THE WAKE OF BIN LADEN: Private Security Companies Constitute a “State within a State”

[Translate] PAKISTAN IN THE WAKE OF BIN LADEN: Private Security Companies Constitute a “State within a State” by Antony Loewen­stein Global Research, April 13, 2012 The Pak­istani city of Pe­shawar is sit­u­ated an hour from Afghanistan. Dri­ving there from Is­lam­abad, … Continue reading

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Russia May Consider Establishing Private Military Companies

[Translate] Russia May Consider Establishing Private Military Companies © RIA Novosti. Igor Zarembo 00:50 13/04/2012 RIA Novosti military commentator Konstantin Bogdanov Russia may create private military companies and possibly use them for missions abroad. Prime Minister and President-elect Vladimir Putin … Continue reading

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Israeli mercenary firm proposes “violent action” against African refugees

[Translate] Israeli mercenary firm proposes “violent action” against African refugees On 04.11.12, By Max The Israeli daily Maariv recently reported [in Hebrew] that BTS, a mercenary firm run by a former Israeli army colonel and veteran bodyguard, Beni Tal, proposed … Continue reading

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Background Check Contractor is Back in the Police Blotter

[Translate] Apr 12, 2012 Background Check Contractor is Back in the Police Blotter By NEIL GORDON POGO saw a familiar name pop up in the news this week. On Tuesday, the Department of Justice announced that a former employee of … Continue reading

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How to Pirate Proof Your Tanker

[Translate] How to Pirate Proof Your Tanker Amazing photos from the most dangerous waterway on Earth. BY AMNON GUTMAN | APRIL 12, 2012 Amnon Gutman 1 / 16 A shocking rise in pirate attacks over the last decade has left … Continue reading

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Armed guards on ships deter pirates. But who says they are legal?

[Translate] Laws and guns Armed guards on ships deter pirates. But who says they are legal? Apr 14th 2012 | from the print edition PRIVATE security teams patrol the decks of around 40% of large vessels in the “high-risk area” … Continue reading

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