Daily Archives: April 23, 2016

Landmark Ruling Will Finally Allow Victims To Hold CIA ‘Torturers To Account’

[Translate] Landmark Ruling Will Finally Allow Victims To Hold CIA ‘Torturers To Account’ ACLU cheers ‘historic win in the fight to hold the people responsible for torture accountable for their despicable and unlawful actions.’ By Deirdre Fulton | Common Dreams … Continue reading

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The use of private military companies in international conflicts – the ethical controversy

[Translate] Military work 2015, vol. 67, no. 3, p. 9-29 Language: Serbian unclassified doi: 10.5937 / vojdelo1503009k The use of private military companies in international conflicts – the ethical controversy Korać Srđan T. Institute for International Politics and Economics, Belgrade … Continue reading

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[SEDE] Committee on Security and Defence (B5)

[Translate] [SEDE] Committee on Security and Defence (B5) Olivier Van Poppel Committee President Belgium Agnès Türk Committee Co-President Luxembourg The Issue Private security companies are often used by governments because they can provide specialized services using state-of-the-art technology. To what … Continue reading

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DynCorp explained

[Translate] DynCorp explained DynCorp International [5] is a USA-based private military contractor.[6] Begun as an aviation company, the company also provides flight operations support, training and mentoring, international development, intelligence training and support, contingency operations, security, and operations and maintenance … Continue reading

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2 DynCorp Bosses Thrown Back Into Iraq Worker Death Suit

[Translate] 2 DynCorp Bosses Thrown Back Into Iraq Worker Death Suit By Bryan Koenig Law360, Washington (April 22, 2016, 12:26 PM ET) — A Michigan federal judge reversed course Thursday and revived allegations against two DynCorp supervisors in a lawsuit … Continue reading

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Serb Fighters’ Mercenary Path from Ukraine to Syria

[Translate] Serb Fighters’ Mercenary Path from Ukraine to Syria Serb paramilitary veterans of the Bosnian war are reported to have been part of mercenary units aiding Russian troops in Syria, after also being paid to do battle for pro-Moscow rebels … Continue reading

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