Daily Archives: August 20, 2015

Private migrant rescue missions should not serve as an excuse for states to do nothing – PM

[Translate] Private migrant rescue missions should not serve as an excuse for states to to nothing – PM Tuesday, 11 August 2015, 12:41 Private migrant rescue missions should not serve as an excuse for governments to sit back and abdicate … Continue reading

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No signs U.S. backing off private military contractors in wake of Blackwater

[Translate] No signs U.S. backing off private military contractors in wake of Blackwater Use of private forces has increased Miranda Green 12:54 PM, Apr 17, 2015 2:55 PM, Apr 17, 2015 Image copyright 2015 Getty Images. All rights reserved. This … Continue reading

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Retired SEAL’s security firm in Maine is more than a special operation

[Translate] Posted August 13 Retired SEAL’s security firm in Maine is more than a special operation The Portland company has a veteran team and offers a wide variety of global services in protection and training. By Whit Richardson Staff Writer … Continue reading

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Guards and Immigration Detainees Describe Widespread Abuse at Krome Processing Center

[Translate] Guards and Immigration Detainees Describe Widespread Abuse at Krome Processing Center By Trevor Bach Tuesday, August 18, 2015 | 2 days ago On October 1, 2013, more than 60 men in jumpsuits crowded into the austere cafeteria at the … Continue reading

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The Former US Military Top-Brass Working for Companies Profiting from Drone Warfare

[Translate] The Former US Military Top-Brass Working for Companies Profiting from Drone Warfare August 20, 2015 By Solomon Hughes An MQ-9 Reaper Drone. Image via Wikimedia Generals and other top military staff who ran the US “Drone Wars” in the … Continue reading

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‘Foreign security firms put SA at risk’

[Translate] ‘Foreign security firms put SA at risk’ August 17 2015 at 04:26pm By Mogomotsi Magome Comment on this story PRETORIA NEWS The ANC intends pressuring President Jacob Zuma to enact legislation on foreign-controlled security companies. Photo: Oupa Mokoena Johannesburg … Continue reading

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MIMA: Hire private security to prevent pirate attacks

[Translate] MIMA: Hire private security to prevent pirate attacks Posted on 12 August 2015 – 01:27pm Last updated on 12 August 2015 – 02:00pm Bernard Cheah newsdesk@thesundaily.com KUALA LUMPUR: The Maritime Institute of Malaysia has called on shipping companies to … Continue reading

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DynCorp International Awarded $45.5 Million Contract to Provide Support Services to Iraqi Army

[Translate] DynCorp International Awarded $45.5 Million Contract to Provide Support Services to Iraqi Army Total Contract Valued at up to $139.3 Million August 17, 2015 03:27 PM Eastern Daylight Time MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DynCorp International (DI) has been awarded a contract … Continue reading

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Serco Wins $16.3 Million Contract to Support U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Psychological Health Outreach Program

[Translate] Serco Wins $16.3 Million Contract to Support U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Psychological Health Outreach Program By Melissa Thompson on August 20, 2015 Contract Awards, News Serco, Inc. has won a $16.3 million, one-year base period and four one-year option contract … Continue reading

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G4S paid author of ‘independent’ youth prison report as consultant

[Translate] G4S paid author of ‘independent’ youth prison report as consultant Former prisons chief Sir Martin Narey said firm’s Rainsbrook unit, which inspectors condemned months earlier, treated children ‘overwhelmingly well’ Martin Narey has been a paid consultant for G4S for … Continue reading

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