Daily Archives: December 2, 2013

Counter-piracy Operations by Private Maritime Security Contractors

[Translate] J Int Criminal Justice (2012) 10 (4): 839-856. Counter-piracy Operations by Private Maritime Security Contractors Key Legal Issues and Challenges Alice Priddy and Stuart Casey-Maslen* ↵* The authors are both researchers at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law … Continue reading

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UK boss Jeremy Stafford quits Serco after overcharging row

[Translate] UK boss Jeremy Stafford quits Serco after overcharging row Aim of departure is to ‘refresh relations with central government’ after company was accused of overcharging taxpayers Sean Farrell The Guardian, Thursday 21 November 2013 16.29 EST Serco chairman Alistair … Continue reading

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Fox Business’ John Stossel ‘upset’ poor people aren’t selling kidneys for $1,200

[Translate] Fox Business’ John Stossel ‘upset’ poor people aren’t selling kidneys for $1,200   By David Edwards Thursday, November 7, 2013 9:19 EST   Libertarian Fox Business host John Stossel on Thursday said he was outraged that most government services … Continue reading

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IMI privatization bloats defense budget

[Translate] Views IMI privatization bloats defense budget The IMI privatization deal includes mountains of latkes and jelly donuts that will further fatten the defense budget. 28 November 13 16:41, Stella Korin-Lieber From today call the Ministry of Defense the Ministry … Continue reading

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State-Owned Israel Military Industries Open to Privitization Bids; Moshe Ya’alon Comments

[Translate] State-Owned Israel Military Industries Open to Privitization Bids; Moshe Ya’alon Comments Dec 2nd, 2013 · Israel officials plan to sell state-owned Israel Military Industries after ministers agreed on a privatization plan for the defense company, Defense News reported Wednesday. Barbara Opall-Rome … Continue reading

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Lecture on Privatization of the Israeli Military Checkpoint

[Translate] Lecture on Privatization of the Israeli Military Checkpoint Published on Tuesday, 19 November 2013 08:51 PNN on Tuesday 19 November, at 7:00 PM, AICafe invites you for a discussion on the privatization of Israeli military checkpoints in the occupied Palestinian … Continue reading

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European mercenaries take part in killing Palestinian civilians

[Translate] European mercenaries take part in killing Palestinian civilians Tuesday, 26 November 2013 12:57 Mahal, a London-based organization, has been running programmes for recruiting Jewish Israelis and non-Israelis to work with the Israeli occupation forces for decades [file photo] VIDEOThe … Continue reading

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Scandal Widens Over Contracts for Navy Work

[Translate] November 29, 2013 Scandal Widens Over Contracts for Navy Work By CHRISTOPHER DREW and DANIELLE IVORY A scandal involving the Navy’s ship supply network, until now focused on the Pacific Fleet, has spread to another contractor working for Navy … Continue reading

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Dozens of firms interested in destroying Syrian chemicals: OPCW sources

[Translate] Dozens of firms interested in destroying Syrian chemicals: OPCW sources By Anthony Deutsch AMSTERDAM Fri Nov 29, 2013 11:17am EST (Reuters) – More than two dozen companies have expressed interest in destroying Syria’s chemical weapons stockpile, sources at the … Continue reading

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Erik Prince: Blackwater Founder, Free Market Condottiero

[Translate]   Erik Prince: Blackwater Founder, Free Market Condottiero   By Gary Brecher On November 30, 2013 Erik Prince, the founder and former CEO of Blackwater, has a new book: “Civilian Warriors: The Inside Story of Blackwater and the Unsung … Continue reading

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