Daily Archives: November 4, 2016

Chinese Private Security Companies Go to Africa

[Translate] Monday, September 5, 2016 Chinese Private Security Companies Go to Africa Trainee in Beijing bodyguard training camp.  photo credit CFP China’s “going out” policy has landed Chinese firms in many high risk environments. Not surprisingly, this has stimulated the … Continue reading

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UAE surveillance contractor is recruiting an army of foreign hackers to break into its citizens’ devices

[Translate] / Cory Doctorow / 10:21 am Mon Oct 24, 2016 UAE surveillance contractor is recruiting an army of foreign hackers to break into its citizens’ devices The world’s most sophisticated security experts have been bombarded with recruiting offers from … Continue reading

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Scare at sea: Attack on gas supertanker reignites debate about maritime self-defense

[Translate] Middle East Scare at sea: Attack on gas supertanker reignites debate about maritime self-defense Published October 28, 2016 FoxNews.com Suspected pirates  (REUTERS/Jason R. Zalasky) The rocket-propelled grenade fired from a small boat Tuesday at a liquefied natural gas tanker … Continue reading

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15 Years after Invasion, Afghanistan Is a Mess Nobody Talks About

[Translate] 15 Years after Invasion, Afghanistan Is a Mess Nobody Talks About Wait Til You Read about Ghost Soldiers and Other Fraud Photo credit: US Marine Corps / SIGAR This presidential campaign has endured debates on a number of mundane … Continue reading

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Pentagon May Have Been Defrauded by Foreign Companies in Afghanistan Construction Project

[Translate] Pentagon May Have Been Defrauded by Foreign Companies in Afghanistan Construction Project Inspector general: U.S. funds paid for fire doors at Kabul interior ministry that violated contracts John Sopko, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction / AP BY: Morgan … Continue reading

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Benghazi Middleman Tied To Unaoil Bribery Scandal, Source Told FBI

[Translate] Benghazi Middleman Tied To Unaoil Bribery Scandal, Source Told FBI This is the Benghazi investigation you should actually read. 10/11/2016 08:02 pm ET | Updated Oct 25, 2016 5k Jessica Schulberg Foreign Affairs Reporter, The Huffington Post Nick Baumann … Continue reading

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Specially-configured Metroliner aircraft involved in surveillance operations in Libya crashes shortly after takeoff from Malta

[Translate]   Specially-configured Metroliner aircraft involved in surveillance operations in Libya crashes shortly after takeoff from Malta Oct 24 2016 – 3 Comments By David Cenciotti Chilling dashcam video shows a Fairchild SA227-AT Expediter crashing after takeoff from Malta killing … Continue reading

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‘The Darkness Comes’: CIA Torture Victims Describe How the Mental Scars Never Go Away by Joshua Manson

[Translate] Published onSunday, October 23, 2016 by Speak Freely / ACLU ‘The Darkness Comes’: CIA Torture Victims Describe How the Mental Scars Never Go Away by Joshua Manson 6 Comments Since the torture program ended, there has been no meaningful … Continue reading

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Contractor to Face Chemical-Spray Claims

[Translate] Contractor to Face Chemical-Spray Claims By BRITAIN EAKIN      WASHINGTON (CN) – A federal judge on Wednesday ruled in favor of 19 Ecuadoreans who claim that a U.S. company sprayed a toxic herbicide on them as part of a campaign … Continue reading

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Russian mercenaries are increasingly fighting and dying in Syria

[Translate] Russian mercenaries are increasingly fighting and dying in Syria Maria Tsvetkova and Anton Zverev, Reuters A portrait of Russian contractor Maxim Kolganov, who was killed in combat in Syria, is pictured on a grave in his hometown of Togliatti, … Continue reading

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