Daily Archives: April 22, 2015

The Heat discusses private military contracts

[Translate] The Heat discusses private military contracts Anand Naidoo @anandnaidoo 0+1 WeChat       April 21, 2015 Billions of dollars are being spent on private military contractors. The question is are they a danger to peace? The ‘help wanted’ … Continue reading

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Does the return of the mercenary mean a world with more war?

[Translate] Does the return of the mercenary mean a world with more war? Wednesday 22 April 2015 4:16PM Antony Funnell  Image: Foreign private security contractors stage a drill in Baghdad in September 2004. Scores of contractors, hired by the coalition, … Continue reading

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Afghan Watchdog Finds That If You Build It, They Won’t Necessarily Come

[Translate] Afghan Watchdog Finds That If You Build It, They Won’t Necessarily Come By Justine Drennan April 22, 2015 – 11:46 am justine.drennan @jkdrennan   This post has been updated. In the latest example of U.S. taxpayer money going to … Continue reading

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Inspection of $7.8 Million Kandahar Industrial Park

[Translate] Today, SIGAR released two reports, an inspection of the $7.8 million Shorandam Industrial Park in Kandahar, and an inquiry letter into the status of efforts to develop a sustainable source of power for Kandahar City. The inspection of Shorandam … Continue reading

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