Daily Archives: December 20, 2016

Somali piracy resurfaces bearing characteristics at height of threat

[Translate] PIRACY RE-EMERGES: A French sailor looks out during an escort around the Horn of Africa. Photo: EU Navfor Somali piracy resurfaces bearing characteristics at height of threat Worrying signs that attacks could extend far out into the Indian Ocean … Continue reading

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Will President Trump Keep His Own Private Security Forces?

[Translate] Will President Trump Keep His Own Private Security Forces? “It’s playing with fire,” one former Secret Service agent says. by Tina Nguyen December 19, 2016 4:30 pm By Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images. Whether you believe Donald Trump should be taken … Continue reading

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‘Full Measure’: The watchdog

[Translate] ‘Full Measure’: The watchdog by Sharyl Attkisson, Sinclair Broadcast Group (Sinclair Broadcast Group) WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) – It began with a gas station in Afghanistan that should have cost less than $500,000, but reportedly cost $43 million U.S. … Continue reading

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Being an Afghan General Is Nice Work if You Can Get It. And Many Do.

[Translate] Being an Afghan General Is Nice Work if You Can Get It. And Many Do. What in the World By MUJIB MASHAL DEC. 19, 2016 Photo New names are added to Afghanistan’s roster of generals at a rate far … Continue reading

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UK Mercenaries Fighting Daesh Should Not Be Punished – Ex-Special Forces Officer

[Translate] UK Mercenaries Fighting Daesh Should Not Be Punished – Ex-Special Forces Officer © Photo: Youtube/PressTV Documentaries Europe 16:37 20.12.2016(updated 16:38 20.12.2016) Get short URL 0 14420 Former UK servicemen who have traveled to Syria and Iraq to fight against … Continue reading

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The Simon Mann Trial, the Demise of the “Dogs of War,” and the Discursive Legitimation of “Humanitarian” Private Security Companies in Africa

[Translate] The Simon Mann Trial, the Demise of the “Dogs of War,” and the Discursive Legitimation of “Humanitarian” Private Security Companies in Africa

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MANDATORY CONTRACTOR CODES OF ETHICS AND DEFENSE PROCUREMENT INTEGRITY

[Translate] MANDATORY CONTRACTOR CODES OF ETHICS AND DEFENSE PROCUREMENT INTEGRITY

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From Bosnia to Baghdad: The Case for Regulating Private Military and Security Companies

[Translate] From Bosnia to Baghdad: The Case for Regulating Private Military and Security Companies

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PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY MOTIVES OF PRIVATE SECURITY COMPANY EMPLOYEES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

[Translate] PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY MOTIVES OF PRIVATE SECURITY COMPANY EMPLOYEES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

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Gunmen kill five female security guards working at Afghan airport

[Translate] Gunmen kill five female security guards working at Afghan airport By SOFREP 12.18.2016#World News Email Share Tweet KABUL—Unknown gunmen killed five female security employees and their driver on their way to work at Kandahar airport in south Afghanistan, officials … Continue reading

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