Daily Archives: April 17, 2016

UK firm ’employed former child soldiers’ as mercenaries in Iraq

[Translate] UK firm ’employed former child soldiers’ as mercenaries in Iraq Former director acknowledges Aegis Defence Services may have recruited former child fighters in Sierra Leone A 2000 image of a 14-year-old soldier in Sierra Leone Photograph: Adam Butler/AP Global … Continue reading

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Improprieties Found in Navy Port Service Contracts

[Translate] Improprieties Found in Navy Port Service Contracts April 12, 2016 USS Truxtun (DDG 103) refuels at sea with USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195) (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Tony Curtis) A government audit uncovered major flaws in the U.S. Navy’s oversight … Continue reading

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