Daily Archives: October 22, 2017

Torture Psychologists Need to Be Held Accountable

[Translate] Torture Psychologists Need to Be Held Accountable October 16, 2017 by Ed Brayton 12 Comments Roy Eidelson, past president of Psychologists for Social Responsibility and a member of the Coalition for an Ethical Psychology, has an op-ed column in … Continue reading

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These 7 Men Owned The Company Linked To CIA Torture

[Translate] These 7 Men Owned The Company Linked To CIA Torture Hunter Walker Dec. 11, 2014, 12:59 AM James Mitchell, CEO of Mitchell, Jessen & Associates, began working with Dr. John Bruce Jessen in the Air Force Survival School SERE … Continue reading

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Russia erects memorial to Donbas mercenaries Ukraine wanted to see tried for war crimes

[Translate] 18.10.2017 | Halya Coynash Russia erects memorial to Donbas mercenaries Ukraine wanted to see tried for war crimes surkov lays flowers to so-called Similar posts

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Govt threatened with legal action over ‘humiliation & abuse’ at immigration center

[Translate] Govt threatened with legal action over ‘humiliation & abuse’ at immigration center Published time: 18 Oct, 2017 14:26 Edited time: 19 Oct, 2017 11:08 British Home Secretary Amber Rudd. © Daniel Leal-Olivas / AFP The UK Home Office has … Continue reading

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Amber Rudd faces inquiry after ‘abhorrent abuse’ of immigrants at G4S detention centre

[Translate] Amber Rudd faces inquiry after ‘abhorrent abuse’ of immigrants at G4S detention centre The UK’s equality watchdog has said the inquiry must look at Home Office handling of all outsourced contracts Joe Watts Political Editor @JoeWatts_ Tuesday 17 October … Continue reading

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Erik Prince Wants All the Boys (w/ George Basil)

[Translate] Erik Prince Wants All the Boys (w/ George Basil) Hard Nation #81 October 18, 2017 Erik Prince (George Basil), founder of the “private military services” firm Blackwater/Academi, thoroughly terrifies Mark & Pete on this week’s Hard Nation. While chowing … Continue reading

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Erik Prince says Robert Mueller has not contacted him about alleged Trump-Russia ‘back-channel’

[Translate] Erik Prince says Robert Mueller has not contacted him about alleged Trump-Russia ‘back-channel’ by Steven Nelson | Oct 18, 2017, 10:11 AM Prince reportedly donated $250,000 last year to Trump and allied Republican efforts. He is the brother of … Continue reading

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Firm pays $2.6M settlement after hiring base guards in Iraq who US says couldn’t shoot

[Translate] Firm pays $2.6M settlement after hiring base guards in Iraq who US says couldn’t shoot By CHAD GARLAND | STARS AND STRIPES Published: October 17, 2017 A security firm accused of billing the Defense Department millions of dollars for … Continue reading

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Private Iraq Guards

[Translate] Private Iraq Guards By Vin Gurrieri Law360, New York (October 17, 2017, 9:15 PM EDT) — The full Ninth Circuit on Tuesday let stand its decision that thousands of armed guards at U.S. military bases in Iraq can collectively … Continue reading

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Private military and security companies, contract structure, market competition, and violence in Iraq

[Translate] Private military and security companies, contract structure, market competition, and violence in Iraq Benjamin Tkach First Published May 4, 2017 Research Article Abstract Conflict environments exacerbate an incentive dilemma between employers and private military and security companies (PMSCs). PMSCs … Continue reading

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