Daily Archives: February 21, 2015

Commodifying State Crime: Accounting and “Extraordinary Rendition”

[Translate] Commodifying State Crime: Accounting and “Extraordinary Rendition” Michele Chwastiak University of New Mexico Anderson School of Management Albuquerque, NM 87110 chwastiak@mgt.unm.edu The author would like to thank Reprieve for sharing the Richmor Aviation, Inc. v. Sportsflight Air, Inc. court … Continue reading

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Title: Profiting from destruction: The Iraq reconstruction, auditing and the management of fraud

[Translate] Title: Profiting from destruction: The Iraq reconstruction, auditing and the management of fraud Author(s): Michele Chwastiak Source: Critical Perspectives on Accounting. 24.1 (Feb. 2013): p32. Keywords: Accountability; Critical; Public Interest; Fraud; Corruption; Auditing; Neoliberalism; Iraq Abstract: While several US … Continue reading

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‘Accounting’ for CIA Torture and Kidnapping – Accountants Reveal the Secret Business Behind Brutality

[Translate] Dr Raj Persaud  Consultant Psychiatrist and Emeritus Visiting Gresham Professor for Public Understanding of Psychiatry Dr Peter Bruggen   Retired Consultant Psychiatrist ‘Accounting’ for CIA Torture and Kidnapping – Accountants Reveal the Secret Business Behind Brutality Posted: 11/12/2014 15:45 GMT … Continue reading

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Tackling emerging threats: ‘Private security agencies are the second line of defence’

[Translate] Tackling emerging threats: ‘Private security agencies are the second line of defence’ The Financial Daily Staff Reporter 13 February 2015, KARACHI: With at least 250,000 personnel deployed at vital installations such as airports and seaports, private security agencies are … Continue reading

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BAH cuts may hit troops in privatized housing

[Translate] BAH cuts may hit troops in privatized housing By Karen Jowers, Staff writer 3:48 p.m. EST February 19, 2015 (Photo: Corvias Military Living) CONNECT 59 TWEET 1 LINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE Troops living in privatized military housing might be paying extra as … Continue reading

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Training made mandatory for all security guards of private security companies

[Translate] Training made mandatory for all security guards of private security companies Plus News Pakistan Staff Reporter 18 February 2015 ISLAMABAD: Islamabad district administration has made training mandatory for security guards working in private security agencies in federal capital. Islamabad … Continue reading

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‘Chinese mercenaries’ aiding Kokang

[Translate] ‘Chinese mercenaries’ aiding Kokang Published: 21 Feb 2015 at 20.35 Online news: Asean Writer: Associated Press Refugees pass the time in a monastery in Lashio, where they have fled to escape fighting between the Myanmar army and rebels in … Continue reading

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Two ‘ mercenaries ‘ jailed in Bolivia over Morales plot

[Translate] Two ‘ mercenaries ‘ jailed in Bolivia over Morales plot Agence France Presse 20 February 2015 16:03 Two men accused of involvement in a suspected foreign mercenary plot to kill Bolivian President Evo Morales were sentenced to nearly six … Continue reading

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The perils of outsourcing post-conflict reconstruction: donor countries, international NGOs and private military and security companies

[Translate] Conflict, Security & Development Volume 15, Issue 1, 2015 The perils of outsourcing post-conflict reconstruction: donor countries, international NGOs and private military and security companies Nikolaos Tzifakis & Asteris Huliaras pages 51-73 Published online: 17 Feb 2015 Abstract During … Continue reading

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Remaking Soldier-Citizens: Military Privatization and the Biopolitics of Sacrifice

[Translate] Remaking Soldier-Citizens: Military Privatization and the Biopolitics of Sacrifice Author: Baggiarini, Bianca Source: St Antony’s International Review, Volume 9, Number 2, February 2014, pp. 9-23(15) Publisher: St Antony’s International Review Abstract: This paper questions how military privatization has the potential … Continue reading

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