Daily Archives: February 28, 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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