Daily Archives: August 26, 2015

Accountability for private security contractor drone operators on the U.S.-Mexico border: applying lessons learned from the Middle East

[Translate] Accountability for private security contractor drone operators on the U.S.-Mexico border: applying lessons learned from the Middle East Full Text: I. The United States Must Hold Private Service Contractors Accountable for the Crimes They Commit Abroad II. The Rise … Continue reading

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The future of US military contracting: current trends and future implications

[Translate] The future of US military contracting: current trends and future implications Dunigan, Molly. “International Journal 69.4 (2014): 510+. Abstract With the drawdown of US troops from both Iraq and Afghanistan, questions abound regarding the role of private military and … Continue reading

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Meet the European Fighters Who Have Gone to War in Ukraine

[Translate] Meet the European Fighters Who Have Gone to War in Ukraine August 25, 2015 By Christopher Allen Members of the Azov Regiment in Shyrokyne. Photos by the author There are European soldiers fighting amid the rubble of Shyrokyne in … Continue reading

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United States: KBR Wins Second Mandamus Challenge to DC District Court Rulings on Attorney Client Privilege, Denying a False Claims Act Relator the Contractor’s Internal Investigation Materials

[Translate] United States: KBR Wins Second Mandamus Challenge to DC District Court Rulings on Attorney Client Privilege, Denying a False Claims Act Relator the Contractor’s Internal Investigation Materials Last Updated: August 17 2015 Article by Marcia G. Madsen and Luke … Continue reading

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Private-Public Collusions in our Lives?

[Translate] Private-Public Collusions in our Lives? by James Hoover / June 14th, 2015 Just before leaving office as president over fifty years ago, Dwight D. Eisenhower cautioned against the potential power of the military-industrial complex, a formidable union of defense … Continue reading

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Raytheon given support contract for special ops forces

[Translate] Raytheon given support contract for special ops forces by Richard Tomkins Raytheon is to provide training and support services to U.S. special operations forces worldwide under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contact. The multiple-award, five-year SOCOM-Wide Mission Support contract, has a ceiling … Continue reading

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N. Brookfield veteran killed in suicide bombing in Afghanistan

[Translate] N. Brookfield veteran killed in suicide bombing in Afghanistan Richard McEvoy was defense contractor for DynCorp UPDATED 6:03 AM EDT Aug 25, 2015 NORTH BROOKFIELD, Mass. —A North Brookfield veteran working as a defense contractor was killed in a suicide … Continue reading

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Second Georgia man among dead: Afghanistan suicide bombing also killed Floyd County man.

[Translate] Second Georgia man among dead: Afghanistan suicide bombing also killed Floyd County man. The Atlanta Journal – Constitution By Willoughby Mariano Staff 25 August 2015 B2 A second Georgia contractor was among the Americans slain in a recent suicide … Continue reading

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Ex-Ga. deputy was ‘father of the year’: Man killed in suicide bombing in Afghanistan.

[Translate] Ex-Ga. deputy was ‘father of the year’: Man killed in suicide bombing in Afghanistan. The Atlanta Journal – Constitution By Willoughby Mariano Staff 24 August 2015, A7 The former Floyd County deputy killed Saturday in a suicide car bombing … Continue reading

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Garland man killed in Afghanistan wanted to make world safer, friend says Corey Dodge, 40, of Garland.

[Translate] Garland man killed in Afghanistan wanted to make world safer, friend says Courtesy of Letha Dodge Corey Dodge, 40, of Garland. By Stephen Betts, BDN Staff Posted Aug. 24, 2015, at 4:06 p.m. Last modified Aug. 24, 2015, at … Continue reading

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