Daily Archives: April 30, 2015

Nepali men have been fighting for Britain for 200 years. One photographer shows what it means to be the Gurkhas.

[Translate] Nepali men have been fighting for Britain for 200 years. One photographer shows what it means to be the Gurkhas. By Anup Kaphle April 30 at 6:00 AM Follow @AnupKaphle Physical training session for new Gurkha recruits, India, circa … Continue reading

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Death Squads and Private Armies

[Translate] 04.09.15 – 10:00am Death Squads and Private Armies Listen Download | podcast Sean McFate, author of the book The Modern Mercenary: Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order. Former hired soldier Sean McFate lays bare the opaque … Continue reading

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Murder by Other Means

[Translate] Murder by Other Means Scott Beauchamp   April 30, 2015 In a recent New York Times op-ed on the murder conviction handed out to four former Blackwater guards charged with killing seventeen Iraqi civilians in 2007, former paratrooper and mercenary Sean … Continue reading

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The Nisoor Square Shootings

[Translate] The Nisoor Square Shootings An Interactive Comic by Dan Archer

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How an Interactive Comic Explained the Blackwater Debacle in Iraq

[Translate] How an Interactive Comic Explained the Blackwater Debacle in Iraq By Aleszu Bajak April 30, 2015 Four former military contractors were sentenced earlier this month to lengthy prison terms for killing 14 unarmed Iraqis in a crowded Baghdad square … Continue reading

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CACI Reports Results for Its Fiscal 2015 Third Quarter

[Translate] April 29, 2015 CACI Reports Results for Its Fiscal 2015 Third Quarter Operating cash flow of $97 million Contract funding orders of $965 million, 22 percent higher year over year Contract awards of $687 million, nearly $5 billion year-to-date … Continue reading

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SIGAR Releases April 2015 Quarterly Report to Congress

[Translate] SIGAR Releases April 2015 Quarterly Report to Congress Today, SIGAR released its April 2015 Quarterly Report to Congress. The report notes: –U.S. appropriations for Afghanistan reconstruction grew by $2.3 billion to nearly $109.8 billion, and of that amount $14.9 … Continue reading

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ALL THE PRESIDENT’S PSYCHOLOGISTS

[Translate] ALL THE PRESIDENT’S PSYCHOLOGISTS: The American Psychological Association’s Secret Complicity with the White House and US Intelligence Community in Support of the CIA’s ”Enhanced” Interrogation Program April 2015

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American Psychological Association Bolstered C.I.A. Torture Program, Report Says

[Translate] American Psychological Association Bolstered C.I.A. Torture Program, Report Says By JAMES RISENAPRIL 30, 2015 Photo An American soldier patrolling outside Abu Ghraib prison in 2005. The public disclosure of images of prisoners being abused there prompted debate about the … Continue reading

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Assessing State Jurisdiction and Industry Regulation over Private Maritime Security. An international and comparative regulatory review

[Translate] Assessing State Jurisdiction and Industry Regulation over Private Maritime Security. An international and comparative regulatory review Permanent link   http://hdl.handle.net/10037/7150 thesis.pdf (1.719Mb) SIMON WILLIAMS JUR-3910 Master of Laws Thesis MUNIN (PDF) Date  2014-08-31 Type   Master thesis Mastergradsoppgave Author   Williams, Simon … Continue reading

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