Daily Archives: February 25, 2014

Turkana oil find attracts US private security baron

[Translate] Turkana oil find attracts US private security baron Erik Prince, former US Navy Seal, founder/CEO of private security company Blackwater. Photo/Wikipedia In Summary Erik Prince has bought a 49 per cent stake in Kilifi-based Kijipwa Aviation hoping to get … Continue reading

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Russian police muscle into private security business

[Translate] Russian police muscle into private security business February 17, 2014 by Mark Galeotti in Europe. Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting on Police Day in Moscow. (MIKHAIL METZEL/AFP/Getty Images) The Russian private security industry, which was last estimated … Continue reading

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Ex-NSA Chief Details Snowden’s Hiring at Agency, Booz Allen

[Translate] Ex-NSA Chief Details Snowden’s Hiring at Agency, Booz Allen Mike McConnell Says Booz Allen Hired Snowden Because Government Had Vetted Him By Rachael King Feb. 4, 2014 10:05 p.m. ET Former Director of NSA and Former U.S. Director of … Continue reading

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Gaza’s first private security firm is ready for business

[Translate] Gaza’s first private security firm is ready for business Using a private firm allows international organizations to sidestep the politically tricky need to interact directly with Hamas. By Haaretz | Feb. 17, 2014 | 4:16 AM | 3 Private … Continue reading

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Ex-Navy SEALs found dead on ‘Captain Philips’ ship died from respiratory failure, heart attack

[Translate] Ex-Navy SEALs found dead on ‘Captain Philips’ ship died from respiratory failure, heart attack The two ex-Navy SEALs whose bodies were found aboard a container ship in the Seychelles on February 18 died of respiratory failure and a possible … Continue reading

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ACADEMI Anti-Terrorism Expert Selected to join Anti-Terrorism Accreditation Board

[Translate] ACADEMI Anti-Terrorism Expert Selected to join Anti-Terrorism Accreditation Board Board sets standards and leads innovation for security professionals worldwide By ACADEMI Published: Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 – 8:06 am MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 20, 2014 — /PRNewswire/ — ACADEMI’s Anti-Terrorism … Continue reading

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NASCO Holds its 2014 Private Security Industry Leaders’ Roundtable

[Translate] NASCO Holds its 2014 Private Security Industry Leaders’ Roundtable Event is Contract Security Industry’s Premier Annual Gathering WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — On February 11-13, the National Association of Security Companies (NASCO), the leading association for the contract … Continue reading

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Locals joined riot police stopping riot in Manus Island detention centre

[Translate] Locals joined riot police stopping riot in Manus Island detention centre 3 days ago February 23, 2014 12:00AM ASYLUM seeker’s body to be repatriated to Iran SHOCKING claims after Manus Island bloodbath WHO is to blame for Manus Island’s … Continue reading

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Concerns over former Lankan army officer on Manus

[Translate] 25 Feb 2014 – 6:12pm Concerns over former Lankan army officer on Manus Some advocacy groups say it’s inappropriate for a former Sri Lankan army officer to be a senior manager at the Manus Island centre. By Thea Cowie … Continue reading

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Manus guards let residents into centre as extra manpower, says G4S witness

[Translate] Manus guards let residents into centre as extra manpower, says G4S witness G4S employees broke down the centre’s perimeter fence to allow PNG locals in on night of rioting, witness tells the ABC Paul Farrell theguardian.com, Monday 24 February … Continue reading

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