Daily Archives: August 22, 2017

Private prisons boom in Texas and across America under Trump’s immigration crackdown

[Translate] Private prisons boom in Texas and across America under Trump’s immigration crackdown By Lise Olsen August 19, 2017 Updated: August 21, 2017 10:18am   Photo: Brett Coomer, Staff Image 1 of 3 Business is booming for GEO Group, a … Continue reading

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Erik Prince’s Plan For Afghanistan Is No Good

[Translate] Erik Prince’s Plan For Afghanistan Is No Good Podcast — neo-colonialism in place of sound strategy War College August 21, 2017 Matthew Gault Afghanistan22 podcast15 As the U.S. war in Afghanistan approaches its 17th year, the Trump administration lacks … Continue reading

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Former Navy SEAL Tej Gill Endorses Erik Prince Proposal for Afghanistan

[Translate] Former Navy SEAL Tej Gill Endorses Erik Prince Proposal for Afghanistan Sun August 20th, 2017 8:08 pm EST Cassandra Fairbanks Senior Reporter Former member of the Navy SEAL Team 5 and former Warfare Operator of the United States Naval … Continue reading

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Privatization of Security Can Derail US-Led Stabilization of Afghanistan

[Translate] Privatization of Security Can Derail US-Led Stabilization of Afghanistan The potential for success by relying on PMCs remains uncertain. By M. Ashraf Haidari and Vasabjit Banerjee August 21, 2017 The Trump administration has recently been encouraged to consider a … Continue reading

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Will Blackwater Replace the World’s Most Powerful Military to Win Afghan War?

[Translate] Will Blackwater Replace the World’s Most Powerful Military to Win Afghan War? By Masud Wadan Global Research, August 19, 2017 Region: Asia, Middle East & North Africa Theme: Intelligence, Militarization and WMD, Terrorism, US NATO War Agenda In-depth Report: … Continue reading

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The Domestic Terrorism Danger: Focus on Unauthorized Private Military Groups

[Translate] The Domestic Terrorism Danger: Focus on Unauthorized Private Military Groups By Philip Zelikow Tuesday, August 15, 2017, 10:30 AM Charlottesville, VA, August 12, 2017 (Photo: Rodney Dunning/Flickr) The Charlottesville tragedy came close to home for me because I teach … Continue reading

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LOGCap 5

[Translate] LOGCap 5 The Army’s biggest opportunity for 2018 is LOGCap 5, a logistics civil augmentation program where vendors will provide a host of facilities support services outside the continental United States, ranging from food and beverage services to firefighting … Continue reading

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