Daily Archives: December 9, 2015

The effect of ‘secret’ UAE activities in Yemen

[Translate] The effect of ‘secret’ UAE activities in Yemen Diana Alghoul Monday, 07 December 2015 16:25 File photo of military tank -UAE For the past two months it has been reported by Latin American news sources that there are Columbian … Continue reading

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Questions Raised as AF Hires Civilian Drone Pilots for Combat Patrols

[Translate] Questions Raised as AF Hires Civilian Drone Pilots for Combat Patrols 252 comments MQ-9 Reaper Los Angeles Times | Nov 30, 2015 | by W.J. Hennigan The Air Force has hired civilian defense contractors to fly MQ-9 Reaper drones … Continue reading

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Drone Company Misled Military into Buying UAVs that Were Basically Toys: Lawsuit

[Translate] Drone Company Misled Military into Buying UAVs that Were Basically Toys: Lawsuit Written by Shawn Musgrave Contributor November 3, 2015 // 06:00 AM EST Copy This URL A breach-of-contract squabble has spiraled into broader allegations of misconduct against a … Continue reading

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Los mercenarios colombianos que luchan contra el Estado Islámico

[Translate] Los mercenarios colombianos que luchan contra el Estado Islámico Domingo, Diciembre 6, 2015 | Autor: Redacción de El País   Especial para El País Su nombre de guerra es Fénix. 1,93 metros de estatura, el gesto severo en su … Continue reading

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Shares in Nauru and Manus operator up 50% after $715m takeover bid

[Translate] Shares in Nauru and Manus operator up 50% after $715m takeover bid The Spanish infrastructure giant Ferrovial is trying for a second time to buy Broadspectrum, the company which runs the camps on Nauru and Manus The Spanish company … Continue reading

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Let Modern Privateers Disrupt ISIS

[Translate] Let Modern Privateers Disrupt ISIS William J. Watkins, Jr. Research Fellow, Independent Institute 1:36 PM 12/07/2015 The Paris attacks and subsequent investigation leave no doubt that jihadists were preparing coordinated aggression against the West and that many sleeper cells … Continue reading

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Is the U.S. Facilitating the Use of Mercenaries in Yemen?

[Translate] Is the U.S. Facilitating the Use of Mercenaries in Yemen? by William D. Hartung The recent New York Times report that the United Arab Emirates is paying, arming, and training retired soldiers from Colombia and other Latin American countries … Continue reading

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