Monthly Archives: November 2015

Public-Private Partnerships at Sea – in Fact & Fiction

[Translate] Sunday, November 29, 2015 Public-Private Partnerships at Sea – in Fact & Fiction Though we generally try to distill naval operations down to their simplest binary terms – fleet versus fleet – maritime operations in both peacetime and in … Continue reading

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The Last Prisoner of the Cold War

[Translate] The Last Prisoner of the Cold War Released after five years of captivity in Cuba, Alan Gross talks with Scott Pelley in his first interview about his ordeal and the activities leading up to his arrest 2015 Nov 29 … Continue reading

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Alan Gross’s last words to Cuban captors? ‘Hasta la vista, baby’

[Translate] November 29, 2015, 07:00 pm Alan Gross’s last words to Cuban captors? ‘Hasta la vista, baby’ By Jonathan Swan   Getty Images The United States contractor imprisoned for five years by the Castro regime, Alan Gross, is revealing his … Continue reading

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F-16s Could Equip Private Air Force

[Translate] F-16s Could Equip Private Air Force Discovery Air Defence eyes surplus Vipers Air Force November 28, 2015 David Axe 4 Discovery Air Defence Services1 Canadian firm Discovery Air Defence Services flies around two dozen ex-Israeli A-4N Skyhawk fighters and … Continue reading

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Private contractors operate Air Force drones, complicating civilian role in war

[Translate] Private contractors operate Air Force drones, complicating civilian role in war Published time: 28 Nov, 2015 14:23 Get short URL A MQ-9 Reaper drone © Efren Lopez / U.S. Air Force / Reuters Air Force documents reveal not only … Continue reading

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Top U.S. Psychologist Admits He Met with CIA Interrogator Days Before Zubaydah Torture

[Translate] Saturday, November 28, 2015 Top U.S. Psychologist Admits He Met with CIA Interrogator Days Before Zubaydah Torture In December 2013, I wrote an account of a meeting by famous U.S. psychologist Martin Seligman with James Mitchell only days before … Continue reading

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PRIVATIZING INTELLIGENCE

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Latin American mercenaries, bankrolled by United Arab Emirates, join Yemen proxy war

[Translate] Latin American mercenaries, bankrolled by United Arab Emirates, join Yemen proxy war Published November 27, 2015 Fox News Latino Fighters loyal to Yemen’s President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi keep watch at a military area in Taez’s Misrakh District on November … Continue reading

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School offers instruction for body guards, private security

[Translate] Posted November 6, 2015 – 5:00pm School offers instruction for body guards, private security Doran Benbenisty, co-owner of Vegas Tactical Adventures in North Las Vegas during Special Activity Staff drill at Vegas Tactical Adventures in North Las Vegas on Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing Out of Catastrophe by Antony Loewenstein review – the management of nightmares

[Translate] Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing Out of Catastrophe by Antony Loewenstein review – the management of nightmares Our economic system now depends upon transforming emergency relief, incarceration and the processing of asylum seekers into profits A protest against G4S … Continue reading

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