Daily Archives: August 30, 2014

Militarized police are everywhere: “When police officers are armed and trained like soldiers, it’s not surprising that they act like soldiers”

[Translate] Saturday, Aug 30, 2014 11:15 AM EST Militarized police are everywhere: “When police officers are armed and trained like soldiers, it’s not surprising that they act like soldiers” First, we outsourced war to Blackwater and others. Now, they’re training … Continue reading

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Chinks in PMSC Armour?

[Translate] Chinks in PMSC Armour? Published on August 29, 2014 by David Rider The collapse of GoAGT has led to renewed scrutiny of the marsec industry.  Chinks Appear in the Maritime Security Armour An Op-Ed piece by Simon Biggs, ASKET … Continue reading

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The Expanding World of Poverty Capitalism

[Translate] The Expanding World of Poverty Capitalism AUG. 26, 2014 Thomas B. Edsall In Orange County, Calif., the probation department’s “supervised electronic confinement program,” which monitors the movements of low-risk offenders, has been outsourced to a private company, Sentinel Offender … Continue reading

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Chairman’s Column – a note from Erik Prince

[Translate] Africa Monitor fsgteam | August 28, 2014 Chairman’s Column – a note from Erik Prince Africa Monitor Eni and Repsol have evacuated expatriates from Libya in the face of escalating violence in Tripoli, on the heels of Total pulling out its foreign … Continue reading

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Blackwater trial: Defense attorney says Iraqi police ‘scrubbed scene’

[Translate] Blackwater trial: Defense attorney says Iraqi police ‘scrubbed scene’   This June 11, 2014, file photo shows former Blackwater Worldwide guard Nicholas Slatten leaving federal court in Washington after the start of his first-degree murder trial. Slatten and three … Continue reading

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