Daily Archives: July 8, 2017

Oil pipeline developer ends private security in North Dakota

[Translate] Oil pipeline developer ends private security in North Dakota BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The developer of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline said Wednesday that it no longer has private security personnel in North Dakota, including a firm that … Continue reading

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How Power Profits From Disaster

[Translate] How Power Profits From Disaster By Naomi Klein, Guardian UK 07 July 17 After a crisis, private contractors move in and suck up funding for work done badly, if at all – then those billions get cut from government … Continue reading

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Private Military and Security Labour Migration: The Case of Fiji

[Translate] Private Military and Security Labour Migration: The Case of Fiji

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The (Too) Long Arm of Tort Law: Expanding the Federal Tort Claims Act’s Combatant Activities Immunity Exception to Fit the New Reality of Contractors on the Battlefield

[Translate] The (Too) Long Arm of Tort Law: Expanding the Federal Tort Claims Act’s Combatant Activities Immunity Exception to Fit the New Reality of Contractors on the Battlefield

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Private military and security companies policy in Africa: regional policy stasis as agency in international politics

[Translate] Private military and security companies policy in Africa: regional policy stasis as agency in international politics

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Dakota Access Security Firm’s Top Adviser Led Military Intelligence Efforts for 1992 LA Riots

[Translate] Dakota Access Security Firm’s Top Adviser Led Military Intelligence Efforts for 1992 LA Riots By Steve Horn • Wednesday, July 5, 2017 – 18:32 By Steve Horn and Curtis Waltman Retired Major General James “Spider” Marks chairs the advisory board for TigerSwan, a … Continue reading

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Erik Prince to Prince bin Zayed: The Private Military Connection

[Translate] Published on July 7th, 2017 | by David Isenberg Erik Prince to Prince bin Zayed: The Private Military Connection by David Isenberg In 2014, retired Gen. James Mattis, now secretary of defense, reportedly referred to the United Arab Emirates … Continue reading

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