Daily Archives: September 24, 2014

The Night 8 Howitzer Shells Almost Killed Iraq’s Leader

[Translate] The Night 8 Howitzer Shells Almost Killed Iraq’s Leader Frank Gallagher Expand Between 2003 and 2004 Blackwater security expert Frank Gallagher managed the impossible — keeping Paul Bremer, the de facto head of state for newly invaded Iraq alive … Continue reading

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Who profits from our new war? Inside NSA and private contractors’ secret plans

[Translate] Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014 06:58 AM EST Who profits from our new war? Inside NSA and private contractors’ secret plans A massive war operation is being waged to track and kill ISIS — and it’s a lot more than … Continue reading

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PARAMETERS Journal articles

[Translate] THE US ARMY WAR COLLEGE QUARTERLY PARAMETERS Private Contractors and Military Professionals Military Professionalism & Private Military Contractors by Scott L. Efflandt Special Operations Forces & Private Security Companies by Christopher Spearin Private Military & Security Companies: A Review … Continue reading

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Defeating ISIS and Other Terror Groups

[Translate] Talking Points Memo Defeating ISIS and Other Terror Groups By: Bill O’ReillySeptember 22, 2014           I don’t know about you, but I am tired of the phony rhetoric surrounding the ISIS terror threat. I am also tired of hearing the … Continue reading

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U.S. Senate passes bill curtailing conflicts of interest in security clearance contracts

[Translate] U.S. Senate passes bill curtailing conflicts of interest in security clearance contracts Firms no longer would be allowed to rate their own work By Julia Harteemail 12:33 pm, September 22, 2014 Updated: 1:28 pm, September 22, 2014   Sen. Jon … Continue reading

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Book Discussion on The Invisible Soldiers

[Translate] C-SPAN September 22, 2014 Book Discussion on The Invisible Soldiers Anne Hagedorn talked about her book, The Invisible Soldiers: How America Outsourced Our Security, in which she chronicles the growth and evolution of private military and security companies. She spoke … Continue reading

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Sep. 22 2014 book reading by Ann Hagedorn, author, The Invisible Soldiers, Part 4

[Translate]   Sep. 22 2014 book reading by Ann Hagedorn, author, The Invisible Soldiers, Part 4  

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