Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Bad Boy-Bert Hall: Aviator and Mercenary of the Skies

[Translate] The Bad Boy-Bert Hall: Aviator and Mercenary of the Skies Hallion, Richard P. Air Power History60.3 (Fall 2013): 50-51. Abstract (summary) Sterling Seagrave’s Soldiers of Fortune, an excellent introductory survey; John Carver Edwards’ Airmen Without Portfolio: U.S. Mercenaries in Civil … Continue reading

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WAR ON TERROR, INC.: CORPORATE PROFITEERING FROM THE POLITICS OF FEAR

[Translate] WAR ON TERROR, INC.: CORPORATE PROFITEERING FROM THE POLITICS OF FEAR Dobransky, Steve. International Journal on World Peace28.3 (Sep 2011): 111-114. Abstract (summary) Dobransky reviews WAR ON TERROR, INC.: CORPORATE PROFITEERING FROM THE POLITICS OF FEAR by Solomon Hughes. Full … Continue reading

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McChrystal working for UAE-owned arms brokerage

[Translate] McChrystal working for UAE-owned arms brokerage C4ISR (Jan 1, 2013): 6. Abstract (summary) From an office park a few miles south of Washington’s Reagan National Airport, a little-known company named Knowledge International LLC facilitates $500 million a year in … Continue reading

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THE ROLE OF PRIVATE SECURITY COMPANIES IN THE FIGHT AGAINST ORGANISED CRIME AND MODERN TERRORISM IN THE AGE OF GLOBALIZATION

[Translate] THE ROLE OF PRIVATE SECURITY COMPANIES IN THE FIGHT AGAINST ORGANISED CRIME AND MODERN TERRORISM IN THE AGE OF GLOBALIZATION LLANAJ, Ergys. Defense Resources Management in the 21st Century: n/a. Brasov: Romanian National Defense University, Regional Department of Defense … Continue reading

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Phase Zero Contracting Operations-Strategic and Integrative Planning for Contingency and Expeditionary Operations

[Translate] Phase Zero Contracting Operations-Strategic and Integrative Planning for Contingency and Expeditionary Operations Yoder, E Cory, USN   Long, William E, Jr;  Nix, Dayne E. Defense AR Journal20.3 (Oct 2013): 349-371. Full Text Headnote Keywords: Contingency, Expeditionary Contracting, Planning, Integrated … Continue reading

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Outsourcing Border Security: NGO Involvement in the Monitoring, Processing and Assistance of Indonesian Nationals Returning Illegally by Sea

[Translate] Outsourcing Border Security: NGO Involvement in the Monitoring, Processing and Assistance of Indonesian Nationals Returning Illegally by Sea Ford, Michele; Lyons, Lenore.   Contemporary Southeast Asia35.2 (2013): 215-234. Abstract (summary) Translate [unavailable for this document] Since the signing of the … Continue reading

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Defense Base Act Contractor On the Daily Show with Jon Stewart

[Translate] Defense Base Act Contractor On the Daily Show with Jon Stewart December 19, 2013 by Jon Robinson Two nights ago, Jon Stewart aired an interview with Blackwater founder Erik Prince, who was promoting his book Civilian Warriors.  Take a … Continue reading

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Private Maritime Security Adapting to New Int’l Piracy Map

[Translate] Private Maritime Security Adapting to New Int’l Piracy Map Posted in Columnists, Headline News, Hot Topics By Dave Yonkman Director of Communications, AdvanFort “The vast criminal enterprise of seafaring piracy in Somalia’s Gulf of Aden continues its steady decline … Continue reading

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Serco Inc. LOGCAP Contract Protest Denied

[Translate] Serco Inc. LOGCAP Contract Protest Denied Post Date: December 7, 2013 According to U.S. Government Accountability Office,  Serco Inc., of Virginia Beach, Virginia, protest against the Department of the Army’s award of the Global Logistics and Support Services (GLASS) … Continue reading

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US Department of Defense’s public domain archive to be privatized, locked up for ten years

[Translate] US Department of Defense’s public domain archive to be privatized, locked up for ten years Cory Doctorow at 6:00 am Sat, Dec 21, 2013 Archivist Rick Prelinger sez, “The U.S. Department of Defense has entered into a contract with T3 … Continue reading

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