Monthly Archives: September 2016

Torture book by Spokane psychologist is MIA

[Translate] THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016, 10:23 A.M. Shawn Vestal: Torture book by Spokane psychologist is MIA By Shawn Vestal shawnv@spokesman.com(509) 459-5431 As the lawyers, government, torturers and tortured wrestle over state secrets in the case against two psychologists who ran … Continue reading

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Voices From the Ground: Abu Ghraib Torture Survivors Speak in Geneva

[Translate] Voices From the Ground: Abu Ghraib Torture Survivors Speak in Geneva September 26, 2016 By Katherine Gallagher The United Nations Human Rights Council is underway in Geneva, with diplomats and experts covering such important topics as the rights of … Continue reading

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Bodies of evidence: psychologists and the CIA torture scandal

[Translate] Bodies of evidence: psychologists and the CIA torture scandal Antonio Melechi examines how enhanced interrogation techniques came to be introduced at War on Terror ‘black sites’ September 29, 2016 By Antonio Melechi Source: Getty/Alamy montage In the summer of … Continue reading

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SIGAR Report Shows Electrifying Afghanistan is Power Struggle for the Ages

[Translate] SIGAR Report Shows Electrifying Afghanistan is Power Struggle for the Ages 09/27/2016 By Rod Walton EL&P Senior Editor A battle wages at the original center of the War on Terror, one actually meant to enlighten and elevate the poorest … Continue reading

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Dogs of war: Who are the British mercenaries roaming Africa accused of ‘war crimes’?

[Translate] Dogs of war: Who are the British mercenaries roaming Africa accused of ‘war crimes’? By Elsa Buchanan February 6, 2016 08:00 GMT Mercenaries in Somalia A Somali man who makes a living as a ‘gun for hire’ secures an … Continue reading

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Inside the (Not So) Secret Armies of Operation Iraqi Freedom

[Translate] Inside the (Not So) Secret Armies of Operation Iraqi Freedom For a moment, I felt what it is to be an American civilian contractor in Iraq. By Tucker Carlson Sep 9, 2016 Originally published in the March 2004 issue. … Continue reading

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Ex-DynCorp Worker Asks 5th Circ. To Rethink Venue Rejection

[Translate] Ex-DynCorp Worker Asks 5th Circ. To Rethink Venue Rejection By Michael Macagnone Law360, Washington (August 10, 2016, 5:25 PM EDT) — A former DynCorp employee urged the full Fifth Circuit to reconsider a panel’s decision to reject class action … Continue reading

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Subcontractor Sabotage Cost $74M, Suit Says

[Translate] Subcontractor Sabotage Cost $74M, Suit Says By Jimmy Hoover Law360, Washington (July 18, 2016, 4:30 PM EDT) — A military support company hit its subcontractor with a $74 million lawsuit Friday in Virginia federal court for allegedly sabotaging the … Continue reading

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Patriot Group International to Assist Northcom With Aerial ISR Platforms

[Translate] Patriot Group International to Assist Northcom With Aerial ISR Platforms Posted By: Ramona Adamson: September 26, 2016In: C4ISR, News Print Email Patriot Group International has secured potential five-year, $26.5 million contract to support intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aerial detection and monitoring … Continue reading

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Security Co. Fights Doc Request In Blackwater FCA Row

[Translate] Security Co. Fights Doc Request In Blackwater FCA Row By Michael Macagnone Law360, Washington (September 9, 2016, 1:53 PM EDT) — Blackwater successor Academi on Thursday pushed back on expanded discovery of False Claims Act allegations that the company … Continue reading

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