Daily Archives: November 12, 2017

“Stealth Privatization” Increases Risk for Torture

[Translate] OpEdNews Op Eds 10/13/2017 at 14:45:49 “Stealth Privatization” Increases Risk for Torture By Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky The idea of privatizing the war in Afghanistan with contractors was floated by notorious ex-Blackwater CEO Erik Prince, but the military … Continue reading

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The most dangerous and violent narcotics cartel the world has ever seen

[Translate] The most dangerous and violent narcotics cartel the world has ever seen. By subir Friday Sep 22, 2017 · 10:21 AM EDT 238 Comments (238 New) The East India company was the largest dealer of hard drugs in the … Continue reading

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Raymond Davis, CIA And The Hunt For Osama Bin Laden

[Translate] Raymond Davis, CIA And The Hunt For Osama Bin Laden in World — by Nauman Sadiq — September 11, 2017 Six weeks before the killing of Osama Bin Laden, on 16 March 2011, a CIA’s private contractor Raymond Davis, … Continue reading

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PAE, Parsons partner to chase Army’s $82B LOGCAP V contract

[Translate] PAE, Parsons partner to chase Army’s $82B LOGCAP V contract By Ross Wilkers Oct 06, 2017 PAE and Parsons have formed a joint venture to pursue an upcoming potential 10-year, $82 billion contract for logistics and facility management services … Continue reading

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Are Hackers 21st Century Mercenaries?

[Translate] Are Hackers 21st Century Mercenaries? Today’s mercenary may not be ex-military traveling to a distant land to fight someone else’s war, but a lone actor who can work remotely from a computer October 17, 2017 Throughout history, the mercenary … Continue reading

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Erik Prince reminds us of Catch-22

[Translate] Erik Prince reminds us of Catch-22 Mark Harmon, Columnist Published 4:00 p.m. ET Oct. 18, 2017 Mark HarmonBuy Photo (Photo: Paul Efird / News Sentinel) Some people misuse the term Catch-22 to describe any dilemma. Catch-22 actually is a … Continue reading

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“I simply love killing”: Outed British mercenary fighting ISIS in Syria says toll of 26 dead militants “isn’t enough”

[Translate] “I simply love killing”: Outed British mercenary fighting ISIS in Syria says toll of 26 dead militants “isn’t enough” The ex-Army mercenary, who has been outed by Moscow, has reportedly been fighting for the Kurds for four years – … Continue reading

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‘Murky World of Guns for Hire’: SAS Veterans in Line to Guard Scottish Wind Farm

[Translate] ‘Murky World of Guns for Hire’: SAS Veterans in Line to Guard Scottish Wind Farm CC0 Military & Intelligence 19:17 17.10.2017Get short URL 1228160 Confidential reports indicate Swedish energy giant Vattenfall reached out to a private security firm to … Continue reading

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2 Americans Who Volunteered to Fight ISIS Are in Limbo

[Translate] 2 Americans Who Volunteered to Fight ISIS Are in Limbo In this 2015 file photo provided by the Kurdish fighters of the People’s Protection Units, YPG fighters flash victory signs on their way to battle the Islamic State in … Continue reading

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Erik Prince Weighing Senate Bid While Tackling Xinjiang Security Challengehttp://www.eurasianet.org/node/85571

[Translate] Erik Prince Weighing Senate Bid While Tackling Xinjiang Security Challenge October 17, 2017 – 11:43am, by Rune Steenberg Reyhe China United States EurasiaNet Analysis A train in Xingjian. Last December, it was announced that Erik Prince’s Frontier Services Group … Continue reading

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