Daily Archives: February 16, 2015

GardaWorld responds to Montreal report on outsourcing of non-core police dutie

[Translate] GardaWorld responds to Montreal report on outsourcing of non-core police duties January 29, 2015 Written by  Staff GardaWorld has stated that it welcomes the findings of Private Reinforcements for Public Police Forces, the Montreal Economic Institute’s report on outsourcing … Continue reading

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Logistics firm linked to Blackwater founder expands to Congo

[Translate] Logistics firm linked to Blackwater founder expands to Congo Business Daily By JOHN GACHIRI 11 February 2015 Frontier Services Group (FSG), a Nairobi-based company associated with former Navy SEAL and Blackwater founder Erik Prince, has announced it is expanding … Continue reading

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Serco ‘in control’ at Yongah Hill detention centre despite claims from asylum seekers

[Translate] Serco ‘in control’ at Yongah Hill detention centre despite claims from asylum seekers Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News By Nicolas Perpitch 13 February 2015 The Immigration Department says contractor Serco is in complete control of Western Australia’s Yongah Hill … Continue reading

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G4S denies abuse of South African prisoners

[Translate] G4S denies abuse of South African prisoners Monday, February 16, 2015 – 00:00 — BY REUTERS A police Swat team member walks on the roof of G4S cash depot in Vastberga, Stockholm September 23, 2009. Photo/REUTERS Security firm G4S … Continue reading

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Former US army sniper pleads guilty to murder plot

[Translate] Former US army sniper pleads guilty to murder plot A former US soldier who allegedly formed an international band of snipers as mercenaries has confessed to a murder plot in New York. Joseph Hunter, nicknamed Rambo after the hero … Continue reading

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Jamie Dornan’s ‘Jadotville’ picked up by Netflix

[Translate] Jamie Dornan’s ‘Jadotville’ picked up by Netflix “Jadotvillile,” a film based on the “1961 siege of an Irish U.N. battalion by 3,000 Congolese troops, led by French and Belgian mercenaries working for mining companies” was picked up by the … Continue reading

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Ask a Senior Analyst — David Isenberg

[Translate] Ask a Senior Analyst — David Isenberg Posted on February 16, 2015 in Ask a Senior Analyst Wikistrat’s Facebook and Twitter followers recently engaged in a 24-hour exclusive Q&A session with one of Wikistrat’s Senior Analysts, David Isenberg. Questions and Mr. … Continue reading

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Soft-Law Guidelines for Maritime Security Compliance

[Translate] [Exclusive] Soft-Law Guidelines for Maritime Security Compliance By MarEx 2015-02-15 17:54:13 By Simon O. Williams, BA, LLM Despite global regulation grounded in the international Law of the Sea (specifically, UNCLOS) and a myriad of coastal, port and flag state … Continue reading

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The Silenced and Indispensible: GURKHAS IN PRIVATE MILITARY SECURITY COMPANIES

[Translate] International Feminist Journal of Politics Volume 16, Issue 1, 2014 The Silenced and Indispensible GURKHAS IN PRIVATE MILITARY SECURITY COMPANIES Amanda Chisholma* pages 26-47 Published online: 14 May 2013 Abstract Using postcolonial analysis coupled with fieldwork in both Afghanistan … Continue reading

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Marketing the Gurkha security package: Colonial histories and neoliberal economies of private security

[Translate] Security Dialogue August 2014 vol. 45 no. 4 349-372 Marketing the Gurkha security package: Colonial histories and neoliberal economies of private security Amanda Chisholm School of Geography, Politics, and Sociology, Newcastle University, UK Email: amanda.chisholm@bristol.ac.uk  Abstract This article contributes … Continue reading

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