Daily Archives: September 19, 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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