Daily Archives: October 9, 2013

Saudi Arabia Hires Israeli-Friendly Company for Hajj Security: Report

[Translate] Saudi Arabia Hires Israeli-Friendly Company for Hajj Security: Report This year, the mandatory Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca, or hajj, will compound the Palestinians’ woes. Palestinian pilgrims will be greeted by a company that assists in their repression – and … Continue reading

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U.S. government contractor CACI to buy Six3 Systems for $820 mln

[Translate] U.S. government contractor CACI to buy Six3 Systems for $820 mln Wed Oct 9, 2013 8:47am EDT Oct 9 (Reuters) – CACI International said it would buy Six3 Systems Inc from private equity firm GTCR for about $820 million … Continue reading

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DynCorp International Lobbying-Spending

[Translate] DynCorp International Lobbying-Spending Parent Organization: Cerberus Capital Management DynCorp International is a United States-based private military company (PMC) and aircraft maintenance company. DynCorp receives more than 96% of its $2 billion in annual revenues from the US federal government.

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Aegis Defence Lobbying-Spending

[Translate]  Aegis Defence Lobbying-Spending Year Amount Registrant Client Client Parent Lobbyists 2009 $0.00 Carmen Group Aegis Defence Services Aegis Defence Services

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Team of mercenaries led by ex-Army sergeant ‘Rambo’ arrested in plot to kill DEA agent, traffic cocaine: officials

[Translate] Team of mercenaries led by ex-Army sergeant ‘Rambo’ arrested in plot to kill DEA agent, traffic cocaine: officials Five would-be hit men and co-conspirators were arrested Friday and charged with attempted murder-for-hire of a federal agent for $800,000. By … Continue reading

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G4S sacked by South Africa after ‘losing control’ of violent prison

[Translate] G4S sacked by South Africa after ‘losing control’ of violent prison Country’s prison services to take over running of Mangaung facility owing to ‘worrying deterioration of safety and security’ Ruth Hopkins in Johannesburg The Guardian, Wednesday 9 October 2013 … Continue reading

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G4S request DCS support at prison

[Translate] Oct 9 2013 8:42PM G4S request DCS support at prison G4S never lost control of the situation at the Mangaung maximum security prison outside Bloemfontein, the security company said on Wednesday. Picture: Gallo Images G4S never lost control of … Continue reading

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G4S messes up again – this time with a privately run prison

[Translate] G4S messes up again – this time with a privately run prison Should we have seen this coming? By Douglas Blakey Published 08 October 2013 10:50   Photograph: Getty Images With a certain depressing predictability – remember the shambles … Continue reading

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Conditions at G4S-run UK prison “very concerning” – report

[Translate] Conditions at G4S-run UK prison “very concerning” – report LONDON | Tue Oct 8, 2013 4:31am IST Oct 8 (Reuters) – A British prison run by security company G4S is failing to provide prisoners basic healthcare and sanitation, and … Continue reading

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Private Military and Security Companies in the International Legal Void

[Translate] Blogs Dimitrios Machairas, Probing International Security 04 august 2013 Private Military and Security Companies in the International Legal Void Private military and security companies have often been characterized as modern mercenaries, an accusation that merits serious consideration, as mercenarism … Continue reading

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