Daily Archives: June 25, 2017

Note to readers

[Translate] If you have been reading this blog for a long time you might remember there was a time that I would post a lot of articles in a single day. But I have not been doing that for a … Continue reading

Posted in David Isenberg | Tagged | Leave a comment

Fluor Aims To Drop Afghanistan Contractor Overtime Suit

[Translate] Fluor Aims To Drop Afghanistan Contractor Overtime Suit By Jess Krochtengel Law360, Dallas (May 11, 2017, 7:48 PM EDT) — Fluor Corp. on Thursday asked a Texas federal judge to dismiss a putative class action from contractors who claim … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, Companies, Legal | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Private Prison Company Geo Group Gave Generously to Trump and Now Has Lucrative Contract

[Translate] Private Prison Company Geo Group Gave Generously to Trump and Now Has Lucrative Contract By Mirren Gidda On 5/11/17 at 5:00 AM Updated | Within the Texas legislature, a controversial bill is pending. A private prisons company called the GEO … Continue reading

Posted in Companies, Contracts | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Accused Leaker Reality Winner Worked at NSA Listening Post

[Translate] Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast WHO WATCHES THE WATCHERS? Accused Leaker Reality Winner Worked at NSA Listening Post The woman arrested for spilling secrets likely put her foreign-language skills to use translating intercepted communications at the “Sweet … Continue reading

Posted in Companies, Intelligence | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Top Defense Contractor Left Sensitive Pentagon Files on Amazon Server With No Password

[Translate] Top Defense Contractor Left Sensitive Pentagon Files on Amazon Server With No Password [Updated] Dell Cameron 5/31/17 9:40am Filed to: security Sensitive files tied to a US military project were leaked by a multi-billion dollar firm once described as … Continue reading

Posted in Companies, Intelligence | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Inside the military tactics used during Standing Rock

[Translate] Inside the military tactics used during Standing Rock Company behind DAPL used paramilitary security to track activists By Antonia Juhasz Grist Saturday, June 10, 2017 1:00 AM Updated: Saturday, June 10, 2017 3:43 PM As people nationwide rallied last … Continue reading

Posted in Companies | Tagged | Leave a comment

Humanitarian Cargo Contractor Secretly Supported U.S. Spec Ops in Yemen

[Translate] Humanitarian Cargo Contractor Secretly Supported U.S. Spec Ops in Yemen Newly revealed relationship underscores the importance of private companies in America’s most shadowy counter-terrorism operations. By Joseph TrevithickJune 6, 2017 AP SHARE A new report has shed light on … Continue reading

Posted in Intelligence, Logistics, Middle East | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

North Korea’s Military Offers Security Contracts For Private Business Owners

[Translate] North Korea’s Military Offers Security Contracts For Private Business Owners 2017-06-08 North Korean soldiers patrol a fence line near the town of Sinuiju, Feb. 10, 2016. AFP Officials on military bases in North Korea are moonlighting as security contractors, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Why Did a Private Security Contractor Treat Standing Rock Protesters Like ‘Jihadists’?

[Translate] Why Did a Private Security Contractor Treat Standing Rock Protesters Like ‘Jihadists’? By Jamil Dakwar, Director, ACLU Human Rights Program June 2, 2017 | 4:15 PM   WEB17-standingrock-1160×768.jpg During my week-long visit to Standing Rock in January 2017, I … Continue reading

Posted in Companies | Tagged | Leave a comment

Former mercenary Simon Mann reveals thriller he wrote in jail

[Translate] Former mercenary Simon Mann reveals thriller he wrote in jail He spent seven years in prison after a failed coup in Equatorial New Guinea. Now the ex-SAS officer has turned to writing Simon Mann wrote a book about a … Continue reading

Posted in Pop Culture | Tagged | Leave a comment