Daily Archives: November 4, 2013

UN expert group calls for robust international regulation of private military and security companies

[Translate] UN expert group calls for robust international regulation of private military and security companies NEW YORK/GENEVA (4 November 2013) – Governments worldwide must recognize the need for a legally binding international agreement to regulate the use and activities of … Continue reading

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UN expert group cites need for global instrument regulating private security companies

[Translate] UN expert group cites need for global instrument regulating private security companies Chairman-Rapporteur of the five-member UN Working Group on the Use of Mercenaries Anton Katz. UN Photo/JC McIlwaine 4 November 2013 – The United Nations Working Group on … Continue reading

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UN: Private Security to Earn $244B by 2016

[Translate] UN: Private Security to Earn $244B by 2016 UNITED NATIONS November 5, 2013 (AP) By PETER JAMES SPIELMANN Associated Press The private military and security business is growing by 7.4 percent a year and on track to become a … Continue reading

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Hillary hired alleged fly-by-night firm for Benghazi consulate security

[Translate] Hillary hired alleged fly-by-night firm for Benghazi consulate security Play Secretary of State Hillary Clinton faced tough questions in her senate testimony this morning concerning the assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi. Josh Hersh joins Ahmed to … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Benghazi Whistleblower Says He Was Smeared

[Translate] Exclusive: Benghazi Whistleblower Says He Was Smeared by Eli Lake, Josh Rogin Nov 2, 2013 7:41 PM EDT A leaked memo appears to undermine significant details in a new book from a witness to the embassy attacks. But its … Continue reading

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Fox Goes To Bat For 60 Minutes Benghazi “Witness” Who Admitted He Lied

[Translate] Fox Goes To Bat For 60 Minutes Benghazi “Witness” Who Admitted He Lied HANNAH GROCH-BEGLEY Fox News attempted to rehabilitate the reputation of an alleged Benghazi “witness” who appeared in a discredited CBS report about the 2012 attack, after … Continue reading

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Piracy spawns a boom, armed flotilla business worth $6bn

[Translate] Piracy spawns a boom, armed flotilla business worth $6bn Jaya Menon, TNN Oct 18, 2013, 06.27AM IST Business is booming on the high seas. Piracy attacks on ships have spawned a new industry, maritime security services, which is reportedly … Continue reading

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Serious Fraud Office launches inquiry into G4S and Serco overcharging claims

[Translate] Serious Fraud Office launches inquiry into G4S and Serco overcharging claims Investigation follows justice secretary’s claims that firms overcharged on electronic tagging contracts for offenders Alan Travis, home affairs editor theguardian.com, Monday 4 November 2013 07.34 EST Under the … Continue reading

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