Daily Archives: April 10, 2015

Ex-Blackwater guards seek sentencing delay; cite new info

[Translate] Ex-Blackwater guards seek sentencing delay; cite new info By ERIC TUCKER The Associated Press Published: April 10, 2015 In this file photo from September 2007, the remains of a car sits at a traffic circle in central Baghdad after … Continue reading

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Greed and control: the history and content of the international anti-mercenary normmore

[Translate] Greed and control: the history and content of the international anti-mercenary norm

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It’s A bird? It’s A Plane! No, It’s A Private Drone Contractor!

[Translate]   It’s A bird? It’s A Plane! No, It’s A Private Drone Contractor! April 10, 2015 by David Isenberg Follow @vanidan @vanidan If there is one constant in the private military and security contracting industry it is that nobody … Continue reading

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Manus guard sacked for reportedly assaulting handcuffed asylum seekers

[Translate] Australia news Manus guard sacked for reportedly assaulting handcuffed asylum seekers The Guardian By Ben Doherty 17 March 2015 23:58 A detention centre guard has been fired by Australian government subcontractor Wilson Security after a series of formal complaints … Continue reading

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Lobbyists for Spies Appointed To Oversee Spying

[Translate] Lobbyists for Spies Appointed To Oversee Spying By Lee Fang @lhfang Today at 10:17 AM Who’s keeping watch of the National Security Agency? In Congress, the answer in more and more cases is that the job is going to former … Continue reading

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