Daily Archives: October 5, 2017

Russian Parents Of Captive Shown In IS Video Told To ‘Keep Quiet’

[Translate] Russian Parents Of Captive Shown In IS Video Told To ‘Keep Quiet’ October 05, 2017 15:47 GMT Tom Balmforth RFE/RL’s Russian Service On October 3, the Islamic State propaganda arm Amaq published a video purporting to show two Russian … Continue reading

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Rebel or Mercenary? A Profile of Chad’s General Mahamat Mahdi Ali

[Translate] Rebel or Mercenary? A Profile of Chad’s General Mahamat Mahdi Ali Posted on September 7, 2017 Andrew McGregor September 7, 2017 In April 2017, the foreign minister of Libya’s Tripoli-based Presidency Council estimated the number of Chadian mercenaries operating … Continue reading

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Human Rights Council begins interactive dialogue on use of mercenaries and on hazardous wastes

[Translate] Human Rights Council begins interactive dialogue on use of mercenaries and on hazardous wastes … Presenting his report, Gabor Rona, Chairperson-Rapporteur of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding … Continue reading

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Private security and military contractors: A troubling oversight

[Translate] Private security and military contractors: A troubling oversight Ori Swed, Thomas Crosbie First published: 19 September 2017Full publication history Abstract Though private military and security companies (PMSCs) have been addressed extensively in the literature, little research has been done … Continue reading

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Distinctions, distinctions – ‘public’ and ‘private’ force

[Translate] Distinctions, distinctions – ‘public’ and ‘private’ force

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Shades of Blackwater surface in DynCorp, AAR conflict

[Translate] Shades of Blackwater surface in DynCorp, AAR conflict By American Security News Reports | Monday, Oct 2, 2017 @ 11:03pm Despite its incredibly shady past, security contractor Blackwater has continued to live on through splinter companies, some of which … Continue reading

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Tax Court Broadens Foreign Earned Income Exclusion

[Translate] October 3, 2017 Tax Court Broadens Foreign Earned Income Exclusion The Tax Court’s recent decision in Linde v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo. 2017-180, brought good news to taxpayers working outside the United States. In Linde, the Tax Court held that … Continue reading

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Wilson silent on DynCorp’s allegations against AAR

[Translate] Wilson silent on DynCorp’s allegations against AAR Palmetto Business Daily Reports | Oct 2, 2017 DynCorp is flying for the State Department and may continue to do so until the lawsuit against AAR is settled. | File photo DynCorp, … Continue reading

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Bloodthirsty ISIS fanatics capture two Russian soldiers from a ‘private mercenary army used by Vladimir Putin in Syria’

[Translate] MERCENARY DANGER Bloodthirsty ISIS fanatics capture two Russian soldiers from a ‘private mercenary army used by Vladimir Putin in Syria’ The Russian Defence Ministry has strenuously denied losing two troops but the men are believed to be mercenaries belonging … Continue reading

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Kremlin distances itself from captured ‘Russian soldiers’ shown in Isis propaganda video

[Translate] Kremlin distances itself from captured ‘Russian soldiers’ shown in Isis propaganda video Dmitry Peskov says Russia would be ‘concerned’ if the men ‘turn out to be Russian citizens’ Oliver Carroll Moscow Roman Zabolotny, a chief cossack from southern Russia, one … Continue reading

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