Monthly Archives: September 2017

Professional Mercenaries And Cannon Made Medieval War Obsolete

[Translate]  Professional Mercenaries And Cannon Made Medieval War Obsolete Patrick Wyman Friday 11:37am Filed to: history Photo: Alik Keplicz/AP As the medieval world gave way to the early modern around 1500, European warfare was utterly transformed. Mounted knights and castles … Continue reading

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Why Is Erik Prince Backing a Secure Communications Company?

[Translate] Why Is Erik Prince Backing a Secure Communications Company? America’s most notorious security contractor is quietly investing in privacy apps. By Jana WinterJana Winter is an investigative reporter based in Washington DC. She worked previously as a national security … Continue reading

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Private Military Mogul Erik Prince Scheduled to Speak at UC Berkeley as Part of Right-Wing ‘Free Speech Week’

[Translate] Private Military Mogul Erik Prince Scheduled to Speak at UC Berkeley as Part of Right-Wing ‘Free Speech Week’ By Darwin Bond Graham Miller Center Erik Prince. Publicists for Milo Yiannopoulos said today that the founder of several controversial private military … Continue reading

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20 July 2017, Report of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination

[Translate] 20 July 2017, Report of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination

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UN expert panel: Establish regulation for private military and security companies

[Translate] UN expert panel: Establish regulation for private military and security companies TIMOCI VULA Sunday, September 17, 2017 + Enlarge this image Head of the UN Working Group on the use of mercenaries Gabor Rona. Picture: UN Multimedia Update: 12:56PM … Continue reading

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Here’s How Private Contractors Can Help Win the Afghan War

[Translate] Here’s How Private Contractors Can Help Win the Afghan War History and incentives are on their side. Daniel G. Straub September 17, 2017 The president has declared a “path forward” for Afghanistan. Given that the United States is at … Continue reading

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Olgoonik Global Security, LLC

[Translate] Olgoonik Global Security, LLC B-414762,B-414762.2: Sep 8, 2017 Summary View Decision DOCUMENT FOR PUBLIC RELEASE The decision issued on the date below was subject to a GAO Protective Order. This redacted version has been approved for public release.

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Mercenaries, Privateers, and Chartered Companies

[Translate] Private Military and Security Companies and States pp 57-88 Part of the New Security Challenges book series (NSECH) Mercenaries, Privateers, and Chartered Companies Authors and affiliations Christopher Spearin 1 1.Department of Defence Studies Royal Military College of Canada/Canadian Forces College … Continue reading

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The Gurkhas and Great Inequalities in Their Lives

[Translate] The Gurkhas and Great Inequalities in Their Lives

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This Law Firm Is Both Representing Dakota Access Owner and Suing Its Security Firm

[Translate] This Law Firm Is Both Representing Dakota Access Owner and Suing Its Security Firm By Steve Horn • Sunday, September 10, 2017 – 06:57   Energy Transfer Partners, owner of the Dakota Access pipeline, has filed a federal lawsuit … Continue reading

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