Daily Archives: March 17, 2016

Fast-growing security opportunities draw big and small companies

[Translate] Fast-growing security opportunities draw big and small companies Daily Nation, Kenya (Nairobi, Kenya). (Oct. 19, 2015): Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2015 Asianet-Pakistan http://www.nation.co.ke/ Full Text: Byline: VINCENT NGETHE The rise of terrorism has led to increased business opportunities for both local … Continue reading

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The border industry: Ruben Andersson investigates the murky world of border security

[Translate] The border industry: Ruben Andersson investigates the murky world of border security Ruben Andersson New Internationalist. .489 (January-February 2016): p20. Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2016 New Internationalist http://www.newint.org Full Text: Driving towards Mexico through Arizona, watchtowers rise out of the dry … Continue reading

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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

[Translate] 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi Justin Chang Variety. 330.15 (Jan. 19, 2016): p104. Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2016 Penske Business Media, LLC http://variety.com Full Text: [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] DIRECTOR: Michael Bay STARRING: James Badge Dale, John Krasinski “I feel like … Continue reading

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For a fistful of dollars: it is a fact that no one has been denying: the United Nations interacts with mercenaries, although they are carefully re-named “private military companies” so as not to upset diplomatic susceptibilities

[Translate] For a fistful of dollars: it is a fact that no one has been denying: the United Nations interacts with mercenaries, although they are carefully re-named “private military companies” so as not to upset diplomatic susceptibilities Celhia de Lavarene … Continue reading

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Operation rent seeking: how the war on terrorism became a business model

[Translate] Operation rent seeking: how the war on terrorism became a business model Mike Lofgren Washington Monthly. 47.3-5 (March-May 2015): p51. Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2015 Washington Monthly Company http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/ Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War by James Risen Houghton … Continue reading

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Review of The Modern Mercenary: Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order

[Translate] The Modern Mercenary: Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order T.X. Hammes Joint Force Quarterly. .78 (July 2015): p126. The Modern Mercenary: Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order By Sean McFate Oxford University Press, … Continue reading

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Oversight of DOD Reconstruction Projects in Afghanistan

[Translate] Today, SIGAR published a report on inspections of DOD reconstruction projects, as well as a testimony for a hearing on the report before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. The inspection report notes: — This report shows that … Continue reading

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