Daily Archives: January 12, 2016

A failure in the duty of care

[Translate] A failure in the duty of care The Australian January 11, 2016 12:00AM  The safety and wellbeing of staff at the Australian embassy in Baghdad appear to have been compromised by a failure to meet security and medical safeguards. … Continue reading

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Six British pirate hunters jailed for five years on weapons charges after their boat was seized while protecting ships from Somali raiders in the Indian Ocean

[Translate] Six British pirate hunters jailed for five years on weapons charges after their boat was seized while protecting ships from Somali raiders in the Indian Ocean The group of ex-paratroopers were arrested on weapons charges in 2013 A judge … Continue reading

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The real story behind ‘13 Hours’

[Translate] The real story behind ‘13 Hours’ Lane Turner/Globe Staff From left: John “Tig” Tiegen, Kris “Tanto” Paronto, and Mark “Oz” Geist were interviewed for the book “13 Hours” by Mitchell Zuckoff (right). By Mark Shanahan Globe Staff  January 09, … Continue reading

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American Military Contractors and the Neoliberal Way of War

[Translate] American Military Contractors and the Neoliberal Way of War This item is restricted and will be released 2018-10-02.  

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Mercenaries and International Law

[Translate] Mercenaries and International Law

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The Cost of Security: Australia and the rise of Private Military Companies

[Translate] The Cost of Security: Australia and the rise of Private Military Companies   Autoria: Egeland, Anthony Fonte: Universidade Nacional da Austrália Publicador: Universidade Nacional da Austrália Tipo: Relatório Data(s): 08/07/201508/07/20152011 Palavras-Chave: #non combat support #privatise security operations #mercenary forces … Continue reading

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Mercenaries and the Congo Crisis

[Translate] Mercenaries and the Congo Crisis

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Freelance Warfare and Illegitimacy: the Historians’ Portrayal of Bandits, Pirates, Mercenaries and Politicians

[Translate] Freelance Warfare and Illegitimacy: the Historians’ Portrayal of Bandits, Pirates, Mercenaries and Politicians

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Review of USAID-Supported Health Facilities in Kabul

[Translate] Review of USAID-Supported Health Facilities in Kabul Today, SIGAR released a review of the locations and operating conditions at 32 public health facilities in Kabul province, funded through USAID’s Partnership Contracts for Health (PCH) program. SIGAR found substantial inaccuracies … Continue reading

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Former Contracting Official Sentenced to 30 Months for Bribery in Relation to U.S. Government Contracts in Iraq

[Translate] Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, January 8, 2016 Former Contracting Official Sentenced to 30 Months for Bribery in Relation to U.S. Government Contracts in Iraq A former U.S. Department of Defense contracting official … Continue reading

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