Daily Archives: December 2, 2014

Convicted Israeli trainer of Colombia paramilitaries claims CIA ties

[Translate] Convicted Israeli trainer of Colombia paramilitaries claims CIA ties Colombia Reports By Joel Gillin 17 November 2014 Israeli mercenary Yair Klein, convicted in Colombia of training paramilitary forces, has claimed he was contracted by the CIA to train Colombians … Continue reading

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Death and abuse of asylum seekers in Australia’s name must stop

[Translate] Death and abuse of asylum seekers in Australia’s name must stop December 3, 2014 – 12:15AM Comments 57  Close quarters: A photo taken by Nicole Judge on Manus Island. Pregnant refugees locked up in detention Deciding to give testimony … Continue reading

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G4S deportee Jimmy Mubenga was ‘not forced down’, court hears

[Translate] 2 December 2014 Last updated at 10:55 ET G4S deportee Jimmy Mubenga was ‘not forced down’, court hears Jimmy Mubenga, a married father, suffered a heart attack and was pronounced dead in hospital in October 2010 Related Stories Deportee … Continue reading

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Blackwater ex-boss offers to ‘take-on’ ISIS!

[Translate] Blackwater ex-boss offers to ‘take-on’ ISIS! OBAMA WONT ‘PUT BOOTS ON THE GROUND’, SO . . . November 15, 2014, 5:30 pm by Selvam Canagaratna “They combine a mad love of country with an equally mad indifference to life, … Continue reading

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Ronnie Jessiman: MP praises killed security guard

[Translate] Ronnie Jessiman: MP praises killed security guard Ronnie Jessiman was married in August to his wife Natalie A private security contractor who was killed in Afghanistan was doing an “essential job”, an MP has said. Ronnie Jessiman, 33, was … Continue reading

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A Former Mercenary Proposes a Pentagon Makeover

[Translate] A Former Mercenary Proposes a Pentagon Makeover By Kristina Shevory / December 2, 2014 9:20 AM EST Erik Prince, founder of Blackwater USA, participates in a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Oct. 2, 2007 … Continue reading

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Pentagon Blasted for Stalled Tracking of Services Contractors

[Translate] Pentagon Blasted for Stalled Tracking of Services Contractors By Charles S. Clark December 1, 2014   sergign / Shutterstock.com As the Defense Department scurries to keep up with ISIS and other changing threats from overseas, its systems for tracking … Continue reading

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