Daily Archives: August 15, 2017

Blackwater Founder Resurfaces Selling Plan for Afghanistan

[Translate] Blackwater Founder Resurfaces Selling Plan for Afghanistan Blackwater USA founder Erik Prince holds up a picture showing the effects of a car bombing while testifying on Capitol Hill in October 2007. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Agence France Presse | 13 … Continue reading

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NIMA ROOZ: Reports of Privatization of War Attracts Criticisms

[Translate] NIMA ROOZ: Reports of Privatization of War Attracts Criticisms Following reports about the possibility of privatizing the war in Afghanistan, the Meshrano Jirga (upper house of parliament) has said that such a move would further prolong the war in Afghanistan. … Continue reading

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Replacing US troops with private security contractors

[Translate] Replacing US troops with private security contractors Replacing the US troops with private security contractors will change the nature of war in Afghanistan, leading it towards further instability 10-Aug-17 by Raja Waheed Ashraf RECENTLY US President Trump’s advisers recruited … Continue reading

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Blackwater founder Erik Prince awaits president’s call to privatise war in Afghanistan

[Translate] Blackwater founder Erik Prince awaits president’s call to privatise war in Afghanistan Catherine Philp, Diplomatic Correspondent August 14 2017, 12:01am, The Times American soldiers on patrol in Kandahar. The army needs to change its strategy, Erik Prince has saidMUHAMMAD SADIQ/EPA President Trump … Continue reading

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Russia opposes privatization of Afghan war

[Translate] Russia opposes privatization of Afghan war admin August 14, 2017 AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Zamir Kabulov, special representative of the President of the Russian Federation to Afghanistan alleged the “American campaign” has failed in “this Central Asian” country. Izvestia, a … Continue reading

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Privatization Of Afghan War Against National Sovereignty: Karzai

[Translate] Privatization Of Afghan War Against National Sovereignty: Karzai Gen. John Nicholson, US commander in Afghanistan, has refused to meet contractor over private air force. Hamid Karzai, the former president of the Afghanistan, has expressed his opposition to the possibility … Continue reading

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Overturned Blackwater conviction evokes darkest days of Iraq War

[Translate] Middle East Perspective Overturned Blackwater conviction evokes darkest days of Iraq War An Iraqi looks at a burned-out car days after Blackwater guards opened fire in Baghdad, killing 14 unarmed civilians in a traffic circle on Sept. 16, 2007. … Continue reading

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How to Destroy Afghanistan: Establish a Private Contractor Army

[Translate] How to Destroy Afghanistan: Establish a Private Contractor Army The large-scale privatization of the U.S. force in Afghanistan is unlikely to be effective. Molly Dunigan August 13, 2017 In recent weeks, two major players in the private security industry … Continue reading

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DynCorp International Inc.’s Parent Reports Results for Second Quarter 2017

[Translate] DynCorp International Inc.’s Parent Reports Results for Second Quarter 2017 Revenue $474.3 million Net income attributable to Delta Tucker Holdings, Inc. of $5.7 million Adjusted EBITDA of $39.3 million Total backlog of $4.6 billion DSO of 58 days August … Continue reading

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