Daily Archives: November 12, 2013

How ‘Fat Leonard’ Scammed the US Navy

[Translate] How ‘Fat Leonard’ Scammed the US Navy By  Ankit Panda November 9, 2013 The U.S. Navy may be the most powerful military force on the planet, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t subject to a scam now and then. … Continue reading

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The privatization of the Canadian military: Afghanistan and beyond

[Translate] The privatization of the Canadian military: Afghanistan and beyond Author(s): David Perry Source: International Journal. 64.3 (Summer 2009): p687. COPYRIGHT 2009 Canadian International Council http://www.internationaljournal.ca/Home/Home.html   Full Text: Since the end of the Cold War, nonstate actors have become … Continue reading

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Review of “MERCENARIES IN ASYMMETRIC CONFLICTS”

[Translate] Mercenaries in Asymmetric Conflicts Author(s): Aaron Ettinger Source: International Journal. 68.1 (Winter 2012): p227. Document Type: Book review Copyright : COPYRIGHT 2012 Canadian International Council http://www.internationaljournal.ca/Home/Home.html Full Text: MERCENARIES IN ASYMMETRIC CONFLICTS Scott Fitzsimmons Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013.368 … Continue reading

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Leading Voices: Erik Prince

[Translate] Leading Voices: Erik Prince | Civilian Warriors: The Inside Story of Blackwater and the Unsung Heroes of the War on Terror  (A) Friday, November 22, 2013 at 8:00AM

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Library to Feature Mercenary Leader in New Speaker Series

[Translate] Library to Feature Mercenary Leader in New Speaker Series Erik Prince, found of Blackwater, will sing the praises of private warriors. By Joel Mathis  |  November 12, 2013 at 10:11 am

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The applicability of the concept of mercenary on military and security international companies under the rules of international law

[Translate] The applicability of the concept of mercenary on military and security international companies under the rules of international law Author(s): Ayman Abdel bari Abuel-Haj and Ali Ahmad AL- Zu ‘bi Source: European Scientific Journal. 9.16 (June 1, 2013): p167. … Continue reading

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Self-Help Advice from a Defense Contractor

[Translate] Self-Help Advice from a Defense Contractor By Peter Rugh Dr. Phillip Jack London is the author of Character, the Ultimate Success Factor, a new self-help book that offers the guidance you need to become a better human being. In … Continue reading

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Atos, G4S paid no corporation tax last year despite carrying out £2billion of taxpayer-funded work

[Translate] Atos, G4S paid no corporation tax last year despite carrying out £2billion of taxpayer-funded work Two of the country’s biggest private contractors paid no corporation tax in Britain last year, despite carrying out billions of pounds of taxpayer funded … Continue reading

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DynCorp International Inc.’s Parent Reports Results for Third Quarter 2013

[Translate] DynCorp International Inc.’s Parent Reports Results for Third Quarter 2013 11/12/2013 | 07:03am US/Eastern Revenue of $766.8 million Net loss attributable to Delta Tucker Holdings, Inc. of $33.1 million Adjusted EBITDA of $29.7 million Total backlog of $5.1 billion … Continue reading

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Contract and Controls Over Information Operations Assessments in Afghanistan Should Be Strengthened

[Translate] Audit Report 11-07-2013 Joint Warfighting and Readiness Contract and Controls Over Information Operations Assessments in Afghanistan Should Be Strengthened (Project No. D2012-D000JA-0223.000) The report is Classified. To request a copy, file a Freedom of Information Act request. Federal Government … Continue reading

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