Monthly Archives: February 2016

Hunting Boko Haram

[Translate] Hunting Boko Haram The U.S. Extends Its Drone War Deeper Into Africa With Secretive Base Illustration: The Intercept Joshua Hammer Feb. 25 2016, 7:48 a.m. GAROUA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, proclaimed the sign on the concrete and glass terminal building. The designation … Continue reading

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URG security firm in bid to muzzle Baghdad embassy staff

[Translate] URG security firm in bid to muzzle Baghdad embassy staff Paola Totaro The Australian February 9, 2016 12:00AM The Australian embassy in Baghdad, Iraq. The private security company in charge of protecting Australia’s embassy in Baghdad has moved to … Continue reading

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Wilson security effort passes House

[Translate] Wilson security effort passes House It would pay for guards at military recruiting centers in state By Lauren Dake, Columbian Political Writer Published: February 25, 2016, 7:50 PM A measure carving out $1.2 million to provide security guards at … Continue reading

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[Translate] Nauru detention centre guards carry special knives to save hanging asylum seekers Date February 26, 2016 Nicole Hasham Environment and immigration correspondent   WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Chilling Nauru documents revealed Workers on Nauru have been issued knives and instructions … Continue reading

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G4S to sell controversial youth jail contracts

[Translate] G4S to sell controversial youth jail contracts Private security firm to sell children’s services businesses, including Medway facility at centre of alleged abuse G4S has run the Medway secure training centre since it opened in 1998. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA … Continue reading

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Meet America’s Mail-Order Mercenaries

[Translate] Meet America’s Mail-Order Mercenaries Lieutenant Colonel Robert K. Brown and his infamous magazine, ‘Soldier of Fortune,’ have long had the Second Amendment in sight. Lukas I. Alpert Feb 24, 2016 Search Underway For a Man Who Stole an Insane … Continue reading

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‘Mercenaries Unleashed’: Report Highlights Threats Posed By Booming Private Security Industry

[Translate] ‘Mercenaries Unleashed’: Report Highlights Threats Posed By Booming Private Security Industry ‘For too long this murky world of guns for hire has been allowed to grow unchecked. In letting the industry regulate itself, the government has failed,’ the executive … Continue reading

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Rhone Capital to Acquire a Minority Stake in GardaWorld

[Translate] Rhone Capital to Acquire a Minority Stake in GardaWorld /EINPresswire.com/ — MONTREAL, QUEBEC — (Marketwired) — 02/24/16 — Garda World Security Corporation (“GardaWorld”), the world’s largest privately owned security and cash services provider, announced today that investment funds affiliated … Continue reading

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Benghazi Survivor Says There’s Comedy in Combat

[Translate] Benghazi Survivor Says There’s Comedy in Combat February 16, 2016 By Barbara Ellestad 2 Comments “God kept us there for a reason,” Kris “Tanto” Paronto said about the night the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi fell to a terrorist attack … Continue reading

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[Translate] Family of Warren Weinstein talk of negotiating with al-Qaeda and the apology from the Obama Administration February 19, 20165:30am Warren Weinstein is seen before his kidnapping and in a video to Barack Obama. WHEN American Warren Weinstein was captured … Continue reading

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