Daily Archives: November 5, 2014

Guns, Chocolates & WhatsApp in Kabul

[Translate] Guns, Chocolates & WhatsApp in Kabul What is it like to live as a mercenary guard in a war zone? An alternative portrait of the Indian abroad. By Betwa Sharma | Grist Media – Banuchandar Rajendran, a 29 year security … Continue reading

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Privatizing security: talking with Lou Pingeot

[Translate] Privatizing security: talking with Lou Pingeot Lou Pingeot and David Torres Pascual 5 November 2014 National security entrusted to the market’s private military and security companies can only address the symptoms, not the causes, of war and insecurity. Interview. … Continue reading

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MANAGING MERCENARIES

[Translate] More Small Wars Counterinsurgency Is Here to Stay
 By Max Boot From our November/December 2014 Issue … MANAGING MERCENARIES Another specific yet vital lesson is that the U.S. government needs to exercise greater authority over contractors on the battlefield. … Continue reading

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US Military Contractor Responsible For Operation Storm Now Working in Ukraine

[Translate] US Military Contractor Responsible For Operation Storm Now Working in Ukraine Nato Secretary General, U.S. General Bantz John Craddock briefs the media after a meeting with German Defense Minister Franz Josef Jung at the Defense Ministry in Berlin (File) … Continue reading

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