Daily Archives: July 25, 2017

Blackwater Founder Backs Outsourcing Afghan War-Fighting to Contractors

[Translate] Blackwater Founder Backs Outsourcing Afghan War-Fighting to Contractors Morning Edition TweetShareGoogle+Email Listen Listening… Originally published on July 24, 2017 9:43 am Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: The car bombing in Kabul this morning … Continue reading

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We Need to Talk about the Militarisation of Conservation

[Translate] We Need to Talk about the Militarisation of Conservation Since 2009, the rising levels of poaching of iconic species, particularly elephants and rhinos in Sub-Saharan Africa, have hit the headlines and created a new sense of urgency. Combined with … Continue reading

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Foreign ‘conservation armies’ in Africa may be doing more harm than good

[Translate] Foreign ‘conservation armies’ in Africa may be doing more harm than good July 12, 2017 11.34am EDT British army conducts anti-poaching training in Nanyuki, Kenya. Dai Kurokawa / EPA Authors Rosaleen Duffy Professor of International Politics, University of Sheffield Hannah … Continue reading

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Ex-KBR Worker Urges DC Circ. To Revive FCA Kickbacks Suit

[Translate] Ex-KBR Worker Urges DC Circ. To Revive FCA Kickbacks Suit By Chuck Stanley Law360, Washington (July 21, 2017, 4:10 PM EDT) — A former KBR Inc. employee asked the D.C. Circuit on Thursday to rescue his False Claims Act … Continue reading

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Ex-Louis Berger Exec Can Move FCA Suit To NJ, Judge Rules

[Translate] Ex-Louis Berger Exec Can Move FCA Suit To NJ, Judge Rules By Jeannie O’Sullivan Law360, New York (July 24, 2017, 7:29 PM EDT) — A former Louis Berger Group Inc. executive facing allegations he conspired to overbill the federal … Continue reading

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UKRAINIAN MEDIA HAVE PUBLISHED A LIST OF ITALIAN MERCENARIES AND ACCOMPLICES OF THE ‘DNR-LNR’ TERRORISTS

[Translate] липня 24, 2017 UKRAINIAN MEDIA HAVE PUBLISHED A LIST OF ITALIAN MERCENARIES AND ACCOMPLICES OF THE ‘DNR-LNR’ TERRORISTS In the light of recent events in Italy, associated with the person of Roman Markiv, a Ukrainian military serviceman and a … Continue reading

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Could Trump Win Afghanistan Using Mercenaries?

[Translate] Could Trump Win Afghanistan Using Mercenaries? July 18, 2017 By Richard C. Young A money man, an ambassador, a former SEAL, and a former Army policy advisor to the Joint Chiefs are all trying to persuade the Trump administration … Continue reading

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Hrytsak: Over 500 Russian mercenaries who fought in Donbas currently participate in hostilities in Syria By Interfax-Ukraine.

[Translate] Hrytsak: Over 500 Russian mercenaries who fought in Donbas currently participate in hostilities in Syria By Interfax-Ukraine. Published July 22 at 5:07 pm Russian-backed separatists take part in a military competition between tank units near the town of Torez … Continue reading

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Trump & Mercenaries: Arguments For

[Translate] Trump & Mercenaries: Arguments For By Michael LaBossiere The Trump regime seems to be seriously considering outsourcing the war in Afghanistan to mercenaries.  The use of mercenaries, or contractors (as they might prefer to be called), is a time-honored … Continue reading

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