Daily Archives: December 6, 2016

The Things They Burned

[Translate] The scarred lungs of a veteran exposed to a burn pit in Iraq. He’s been diagnosed with constrictive bronchiolitis, an often fatal lung disease. The Things They Burned A private contractor tossed U.S. military waste in Iraq and Afghanistan … Continue reading

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GIs’ Toxic Burn Pit MDL Paused For Lead Atty’s Illness

[Translate] GIs’ Toxic Burn Pit MDL Paused For Lead Atty’s Illness By Emily Field Law360, New York (November 10, 2016, 7:45 PM EST) — A Maryland federal judge hit pause Thursday on the remaining discovery deadlines in multidistrict litigation alleging … Continue reading

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Constellis Appoints Barry Broadus as Chief Financial Officer

[Translate] SOURCE: Constellis November 21, 2016 19:19 ET Constellis Appoints Barry Broadus as Chief Financial Officer RESTON, VA–(Marketwired – November 21, 2016) – Constellis, a leading provider of risk management and operational support services, announced today that it has hired … Continue reading

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PAE Business Devt VP Darryle Conway Elected to International Stability Operations Association Board

[Translate] PAE Business Devt VP Darryle Conway Elected to International Stability Operations Association Board Jane Edwards 3 weeks ago Darryle Conway Darryle Conway, vice president of business development for global logistics and stability operations business unit at PAE, has joined … Continue reading

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U.S. taxpayers footing the bill for security at unused ‘Ghost Hotel’ in Kabul

[Translate] Afghanistan U.S. taxpayers footing the bill for security at unused ‘Ghost Hotel’ in Kabul By Perry Chiaramonte Published November 17, 2016 FoxNews.com Kabul ‘Ghost Hotel’ shows troubling lack of oversight Welcome to the Hotel Kabul, where you can’t check … Continue reading

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Tribe of Dan: Sons of Israel, or of Greek mercenaries hired by Egypt?

[Translate] Tribe of Dan: Sons of Israel, or of Greek mercenaries hired by Egypt? Samson the Greek? 3,000-year-old archaeological finds at Tel Dan suggest that the Danites were Aegean soldiers hired by Canaan’s Egyptian overlords to keep order. By Philippe … Continue reading

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Norm Proxy War and Resistance Through Outsourcing: The Dynamics of Transnational Human Rights Contestation

[Translate] Norm Proxy War and Resistance Through Outsourcing: The Dynamics of Transnational Human Rights Contestation

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The exploitation of dynamic entrepreneurial capabilities by South African security firms

[Translate] The exploitation of dynamic entrepreneurial capabilities by South African security firms

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Survelliance of the Surveillers: Regulation of the Private Security Industry in South Africa and Kenya

[Translate] Survelliance of the Surveillers: Regulation of the Private Security Industry in South Africa and Kenya

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Torture as normal work: The Bush Administration, the Central Intelligence Agency and ‘Enhanced Interrogation Techniques’

[Translate] Torture as normal work: The Bush Administration, the Central Intelligence Agency and ‘Enhanced Interrogation Techniques’

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