Monthly Archives: August 2016

DynCorp reports sales decline

[Translate] DynCorp reports sales decline August 08, 2016 | Marjorie Censer DynCorp International’s parent company said last week sales in its most recent quarter reached nearly $451 million, down from $490 million in the same three-month period a year earlier. … Continue reading

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The secret Russian squad fighting ISIS with the Syrian Army

[Translate] REVEALED: The secret Russian squad fighting ISIS with the Syrian Army RUSSIAN individuals reveal they have been recruited by a highly secret private military company and flown to Syria aboard Russian military planes. By Joe Barnes PUBLISHED: 00:01, Wed, … Continue reading

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Russian private military company ‘spotted’ in Syria

[Translate] Russian private military company ‘spotted’ in Syria August 26, 2016 RBC Magazine For the time being, private military companies (PMC) are outlawed in Russia. However, according to sources, the so-called Wagner group, a Russian equivalent of a PMC, has … Continue reading

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Investigation Into Private Prisons Reveals Crowding, Under-Staffing And Inmate Deaths

[Translate] Investigation Into Private Prisons Reveals Crowding, Under-Staffing And Inmate Deaths By editor DAVE DAVIES, HOST: This is FRESH AIR. I’m Dave Davies, in for Terry Gross, who’s off this week. Last week, the Justice Department announced it would start … Continue reading

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Price of war: Putin spent USD 150 mln on mercenaries in Syria

[Translate] Price of war: Putin spent USD 150 mln on mercenaries in Syria Russian mercenaries in Syria (Photo by inshe.tv) Putin fights in Syria using mercenaries, who previously fought against Ukrainian army in Donbas Kremlin spent from 5.1 billion to … Continue reading

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Ghosts of War: how did the Russian private army in Syria

[Translate] Google translation Magazine 09 September 2016 9:34 Ilya Christmas . Anton Baev . Pauline Rusyaeva Ghosts of War: how did the Russian private army in Syria Original article link = http://www.rbc.ru/magazine/2016/09/57bac4309a79476d978e850d PMCs in the world – a huge business, … Continue reading

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First overseas ban for Swiss-based private security firm

[Translate] First overseas ban for Swiss-based private security firm Aug 23, 2016 – 08:58 Private security contractors are not allowed to provide mercenaries and any direct participation in an armed conflict is also banned(AFP) A Swiss-based private security contractor has … Continue reading

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Clinton’s State Department Blew $6 Billion In Contracts, And We’re About To Learn Why

[Translate] Daily Caller News Foundation Clinton’s State Department Blew $6 Billion In Contracts, And We’re About To Learn Why Ethan Barton 9:11 AM 08/19/2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton may soon have to answer questions about an estimated $6 billion … Continue reading

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Critical Perspectives on Military Markets

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Prison industry vendors react to “prison reform” talk

[Translate] Private prison stocks collapse after Justice Department promises to phase them out By Christopher Ingraham August 18 at 1:48 PM (Photo by Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post) The Justice Department on Thursday announced that it will end the use of … Continue reading

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