Daily Archives: November 6, 2013

Abu Ghraib Torture Survivors Fight on Against Military Contractors

[Translate] Abu Ghraib Torture Survivors Fight on Against Military Contractors Posted: 11/06/2013 1:23 pm By Laura Raymond, Advocacy Program Manager at the Center for Constitutional Rights Can you travel abroad, commit war crimes and then return home and continue on … Continue reading

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Armies and Police Are Being Privatized Around the World and Business Is Booming

[Translate] Armies and Police Are Being Privatized Around the World and Business Is Booming By Elliot Hannon An American private security guard pushes back Iraqi demonstrators in Baghdad.Photo by RAMZI HAIDAR/AFP/Getty Images Matthew Yglesias is on vacation. In a world … Continue reading

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Is Homeland Security Building a Mercenary Unit? DHS to Hire “Top Secret” Domestic Security Force

[Translate] Is Homeland Security Building a Mercenary Unit? DHS to Hire “Top Secret” Domestic Security Force By Paul Joseph Watson Global Research, November 06, 2013 5 November 2013 The Department of Homeland Security is to spend $19 million dollars on … Continue reading

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Remember the KBR Iraq Shipping Container Rape Story? It was a Lie

[Translate] Remember the KBR Iraq Shipping Container Rape Story? It was a Lie November 5, 2013 By Daniel Greenfield 5 Comments Back in the last days of the Bush era, the media went gaga for a story which claimed that … Continue reading

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DynCorp International Awarded $86.6 Million Subcontract to Support Multi Sensor Aerial Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance (MAISR) Program

[Translate] DynCorp International Awarded $86.6 Million Subcontract to Support Multi Sensor Aerial Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance (MAISR) Program 11/06/2013 | 12:43pm US/Eastern DynCorp International (DI) has been awarded a subcontract to provide contractor logistics support in Kandahar, Afghanistan, as part of … Continue reading

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Subcontractor Fails To Revive $7M Suit Against DynCorp

[Translate] Subcontractor Fails To Revive $7M Suit Against DynCorp By Erin Coe Law360, San Diego (November 05, 2013, 10:50 PM ET) — The Fourth Circuit on Tuesday upheld the dismissal of a subcontractor’s breach of contract suit alleging DynCorp International … Continue reading

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DynCorp International Awarded Option Year for Flight Training Support Contract at Sheppard Air Force Base

[Translate] DynCorp International Awarded Option Year for Flight Training Support Contract at Sheppard Air Force Base 11/06/2013 | 08:56am US/Eastern The U.S. Air Force has chosen to exerciseDynCorp International’s fourth option year for an aircraft maintenance support contract at Sheppard … Continue reading

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Dyncorp, KBR Lose Bid To Stall $1B Iraq Services Contract

[Translate] Dyncorp, KBR Lose Bid To Stall $1B Iraq Services Contract By Dietrich Knauth Law360, Los Angeles (November 05, 2013, 8:05 PM ET) — A federal judge on Tuesday backed the U.S. Department of State’s decision to continue work on … Continue reading

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G4S debacles down to undermining of firm’s values, says new boss

[Translate] G4S debacles down to undermining of firm’s values, says new boss Ashley Almanza turns on former management while reinforcing existing strategy and outlining plans for restructuring Simon Goodley theguardian.com, Tuesday 5 November 2013 12.34 EST G4S revealed that it … Continue reading

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UN rights experts call for international regulation of private military companies

[Translate] Tuesday, November 05, 2013 UN rights experts call for international regulation of private military companies Elizabeth LaForgia at 8:17 AM ET [JURIST] The UN Working Group on the use of mercenaries [official website] on Monday urged [press release] governments … Continue reading

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