Daily Archives: June 16, 2016

Psychologist James Mitchell Admits He Waterboarded al Qaeda Suspects

[Translate] Psychologist James Mitchell Admits He Waterboarded al Qaeda Suspects By Jason Leopold December 15, 2014 | 11:10 am The retired Air Force psychologist who for more than a decade has been identified as the “architect” of the CIA’s “enhanced … Continue reading

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Do Military Contractors Threaten Sovereignty?

[Translate] The Pavlovic Today Media Hub for a Fragmented Society Do Military Contractors Threaten Sovereignty? John W   June 12, 2016 Do Military Contractors Threaten Sovereignty ?   2016-06-11T23:35:34+00:00 Afterimage Review intelligence, military contractors, private security, and security 1 Comment Does … Continue reading

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Manus refugee having breakdown was beaten and jailed, say detainees

[Translate] Manus refugee having breakdown was beaten and jailed, say detainees Refugees lodge complaint that Iranian man having a mental health episode was taken to Lorengau prison instead of being cared for, and allegedly assaulted Protesters at the Manus Island … Continue reading

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Prisoner at Serco-run facility found dead in cell by fellow inmates

[Translate] Prisoner at Serco-run facility found dead in cell by fellow inmates Prisoners found James Sullivan hanged at Lowdham Grange facility in March after staff who unlocked his cell failed to notice A prison block. James Sullivan was found dead … Continue reading

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Serco exits equity stake in company that holds Wiri prison contract

[Translate] Serco exits equity stake in company that holds Wiri prison contract Jonathan Underhill Thursday June 16, 2016

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Serco lost $10m after Mt Eden fiasco

[Translate] Serco lost $10m after Mt Eden fiasco 4:54 pm on 12 June 2016 Anusha Bradley – @AnushaBradley Private prison operator Serco lost $10 million last year after being stripped of its contract to run Mt Eden prison. Photo: RNZ … Continue reading

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DynCorp International Inc. Announces Closing of Exchange Offer and Other Refinancing Transactions

[Translate] DynCorp International Inc. Announces Closing of Exchange Offer and Other Refinancing Transactions June 16, 2016 08:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DynCorp International Inc. (“DynCorp International”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Tucker Holdings, Inc. (“Holdings” and, together … Continue reading

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Northrop Trying To Delay Contract Trial, DynCorp Says

[Translate] Northrop Trying To Delay Contract Trial, DynCorp Says By Bryan Koenig Law360, Washington (June 6, 2016, 7:24 PM ET) — DynCorp blasted prime contractor Northrop in Virginia federal court Monday for trying to avoid returning to state court with … Continue reading

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 Bad Intelligence

[Translate] Bad Intelligence David Price’s long war against anthropology’s collaborations with the national-security state. By Peter C. Baker Today 7:00 am The anthropologist Margaret Mead at the New York Academy of Sciences in 1968. Mead thought there was nothing inherently … Continue reading

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Texas officials vote against British firm’s plans for immigration detention center

[Translate] Texas officials vote against British firm’s plans for immigration detention center Billion-dollar company Serco had lobbied the US for more than a year in a push for detention contracts as judge cites ‘red flags’ and ‘limited time frame’ ICE … Continue reading

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