Daily Archives: April 26, 2014

Privatizing the struggle against Somali piracy

[Translate] Small Wars & Insurgencies Volume 24, Issue 1, 2013 Privatizing the struggle against Somali piracy Scott Fitzsimmonsa* pages 84-102 Abstract Pirate attacks against commercial vessels in the Western Indian Ocean and nearby seas reached an unprecedented level in 2011. … Continue reading

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Afghanistan Special Investigator Drops Hammer On State Department Waste

[Translate] Joshua Hersh      joshua.hersh@huffingtonpost.com Afghanistan Special Investigator Drops Hammer On State Department Waste Posted: 04/25/2014 12:11 pm EDT Updated: 04/25/2014 1:00 pm EDT ISTANBUL — The special investigator tasked with assessing America’s deployment of resources in Afghanistan over the past … Continue reading

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A Battle in Iraq Leads to a Battle in the Federal Courts in D.C.

[Translate] 24 Apr 2014 at 10:01 AM D.C. Circuit, White-Collar Crime A Battle in Iraq Leads to a Battle in the Federal Courts in D.C. By Matt Kaiser Raven 23 was a team of Blackwater employees who provided security in … Continue reading

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Why Is Blackwater Helping to Train Brazil’s World Cup Security?

[Translate] Why Is Blackwater Helping to Train Brazil’s World Cup Security? Jules Boykoff and Dave Zirin on April 25, 2014 – 8:10 AM ET  Police helicopters fly over the Mare slum complex during it’s occupation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, … Continue reading

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