Daily Archives: March 3, 2014

Pan Am Games security price tag jumps to $239 million

[Translate] Pan Am Games security price tag jumps to $239 million With still more than a year until the 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games the cost of security is already skyrocketing. Nick Kozak / For the Toronto Star Construction of … Continue reading

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Beyond Pirates, Terrorists, and Mercenaries: Towards ARelational Typology of Non-State Violence

[Translate] This is the html version of the file http://www.cidcm.umd.edu/workshop/papers/mark_shirk_cidcm_workshop_20130225.pdf. Page 1 Beyond Pirates, Terrorists, and Mercenaries: Towards ARelational Typology of Non-State Violence 1 Mark Shirk University of Maryland – College Park Prepared for the IR/CIDCM Workshop February 25, 2013 … Continue reading

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Former Blackwater contractors charged in deadly Baghdad shooting seek dismissal of indictment

[Translate] Former Blackwater contractors charged in deadly Baghdad shooting seek dismissal of indictment Associated Press Mar. 3, 2014 By ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Former security contractors charged in a deadly shooting in Iraq are asking a federal … Continue reading

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State TV Runs Report on Foreign Mercenaries in Kiev

[Translate] State TV Runs Report on Foreign Mercenaries in Kiev By Christopher Brennan Mar. 03 2014 19:05 Last edited 19:05 A Russian returning from demonstrations in Ukraine told Russian state television that the Kiev protesters’ ranks are filled with Western-backed mercenaries. The young man — a 21-year-old … Continue reading

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U.S. Anti-Piracy Ship Crew Treatment in India ‘An Outrage’

[Translate] U.S. Anti-Piracy Ship Crew Treatment in India ‘An Outrage’ MarineLink.com Monday, February 24, 2014 MV Seaman Guard Ohio: Photo courtesy of Advanfort The International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots (MM&P), says 35 U.S. anti-piracy ship crew members are … Continue reading

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G4S flounders ahead of results

[Translate] G4S flounders ahead of results Chris Beauchamp g+, London Security and outsourcing firm G4S has been hit by a series of scandals and problems, and this will cast a pall over the company’s results next week. Lundahl/AFP/Getty Images It … Continue reading

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Ian Tyler appointed as G4S ‘minder’

[Translate] March 3, 2014 5:48 pm Ian Tyler appointed as G4S ‘minder’ By Sarah Neville and Gill Plimmer ©BloombergIan Tyler is appointed crown representative to G4S The government has appointed a senior “minder” from the business world to oversee G4S, … Continue reading

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Scandal-struck Serco strengthens its board

[Translate] Scandal-struck Serco strengthens its board Driving ahead: the outsorucer recently poached Rupert Soames from Aggreko to be its chief executive. Getty Nick Goodway Published: 03 March 2014 Updated: 11:31, 03 March 2014 Scandal-hit Serco today beefed up its board with the … Continue reading

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ANOTHER “EXECUTIVE OUTCOMES” SURFACES…

[Translate] Monday, March 3, 2014 ANOTHER “EXECUTIVE OUTCOMES” SURFACES… They seem to pop up all over the world so it was not too much of a surprise to find that another “Executive Outcomes” has surfaced  – this time in South … Continue reading

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