Daily Archives: October 5, 2012

Getting Data for the Debate: All Hail DTM

[Translate] David Isenberg Author, ‘Shadow Force: Private Security Contractors in Iraq’ Getting Data for the Debate: All Hail DTM Posted: 10/05/2012 2:34 pm Let’s suppose U.S. diplomats are serving in a dangerous, violent, conflict-ridden country. He or she obviously need … Continue reading

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Private Army Formed to Fight Somali Pirates Leaves Troubled Legacy

[Translate] October 4, 2012 Private Army Formed to Fight Somali Pirates Leaves Troubled Legacy By MARK MAZZETTI and ERIC SCHMITT WASHINGTON — It seemed like a simple idea: In the chaos that is Somalia, create a sophisticated, highly trained fighting … Continue reading

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BBC documentary investigates armed private security industry

[Translate] BBC documentary investigates armed private security industry 04 Oct 12 Pilgrims Group managing director Bill Freear is one of the key commentators on tonight’s BBC documentary entitled ‘Britain’s Private War’, which focuses on UK private security contractors working abroad.

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Only quarter of private security services in Ukraine meet requirements

[Translate] Ukraines main news Only quarter of private security services in Ukraine meet requirements 10:36 Only a quarter of the officially registered private security companies in Ukraine provide services of high quality, experts say. Press secretary of the State Security … Continue reading

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