Daily Archives: July 22, 2015

Time to End Gurkha Recruitment in the British Army

[Translate] Time to End Gurkha Recruitment in the British Army by Roshan Kissoon / July 21st, 2015 The recent celebration of two hundred years of Gurkha recruitment into the British Army in London, at the Royal Chelsea Hospital on the … Continue reading

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Manus Island guard stood down after posts endorsing Reclaim Australia and anti-halal views

[Translate] Australia news Manus Island guard stood down after posts endorsing Reclaim Australia and anti-halal views The Guardian By Paul Farrell 21 July 2015 19:10, Facebook posts by detention centre guard John Akrigg include article suggesting Muslims ‘can’t be Australians’ … Continue reading

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Security firm apologises to Hanson-Young

[Translate] Security firm apologises to Hanson-Young Updated: 5:19 pm, Monday, 20 July 2015 A security firm has apologised to Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young for spying on her while she was visiting an immigration detention centre in Nauru in 2013. Senator … Continue reading

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Prison ‘fight club’ furore comes as Serco NZ enters renegotiation period

[Translate] Prison ‘fight club’ furore comes as Serco NZ enters renegotiation period Paul McBeth Wednesday July 22, 2015 1 Share Labour Te Tai Tokerau electorate MP Kelvin Davis (TV3) Serco New Zealand, the local unit of the UK’s Serco Group, … Continue reading

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Serco bosses to appear before minister

[Translate] Serco bosses to appear before minister Thursday 23 Jul 2015 5:40 a.m. “Fight club” video footage posted on social media showed prisoners brawling, drinking and smoking dope Corrections Minister Sam Lotu-Iiga is about to grill Serco bosses as a … Continue reading

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Drone Contractors: An Oversight and Accountability Gap

[Translate] @Just_Security Drone Contractors: An Oversight and Accountability Gap By Laura Dickinson Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 2:50 PM A slew of news reports have highlighted the crisis of drone pilot burnout in the United States military. Indeed, pilot shortages … Continue reading

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Erik Prince eyes South Africa

[Translate]  Erik Prince eyes South Africa Erik Prince, the founder of the notorious former Blackwater, is(…) [ 110 words ] [€1,6] MENTIONED IN THIS ARTICLE : Erik Prince | Blackwater | Frontier Services Group | Ivor Ichikowitz | Rachel Braud | Saladin Security … Continue reading

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Weapons on the Water, Violence at Sea

[Translate] Weapons on the Water, Violence at Sea By Ian Urbina July 20, 2015 7:29 am July 20, 2015 7:29 am Credit Ben Solomon/The New York Times “Brace yourself.” This was the subject line of an email I received from … Continue reading

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The Seven Deadly Sins of the Human Terrain System: An Insider’s Perspective

[Translate] Geopoliticus: The FPRI Blog The Seven Deadly Sins of the Human Terrain System: An Insider’s Perspective People: Ryan Evans July 13, 2015 The Human Terrain System (HTS) – a U.S. Army program aimed at helping U.S. and allied military … Continue reading

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Murder at Sea: Captured on Video, but Killers Go Free

[Translate] Middle East | The Outlaw Ocean Murder at Sea: Captured on Video, but Killers Go Free A video shows at least four unarmed men being gunned down in the water. Despite dozens of witnesses, the killings went unreported and … Continue reading

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