Daily Archives: February 24, 2013

Increasingly Venal Justice Department Settles on Gentle Punishment for Ex-Blackwater Executives

[Translate] Increasingly Venal Justice Department Settles on Gentle Punishment for Ex-Blackwater Executives By: Kevin Gosztola Friday February 22, 2013 7:28 pm Blackwater Worldwide’s logo (Creative Commons-licensed photo on Wikipedia in the public domain) Two ex-Blackwater Worldwide executives pled guilty to … Continue reading

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Private armies enter judicial cross hairs

[Translate] Private armies enter judicial cross hairs Switzerland took its first steps to prohibit security firms based in Switzerland from any direct involvement in hostilities abroad (AFP) by Sonia Fenazzi, swissinfo.ch Feb 24, 2013 – 11:00 Private security firms based in … Continue reading

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Mercenary firms: a lucrative niche market

[Translate] Sunday 24.02.2013 International Service of the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation A $100 billion market Mercenary firms: a lucrative niche market Contractors of the US private security firm Blackwater secured the site of a roadside bomb attack near the Iranian embassy … Continue reading

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