Daily Archives: November 21, 2017

Private Military Companies: Armies of the Future?

[Translate] Private Military Companies: Armies of the Future? November 16, 2017 Great Hall King’s College London – Strand, LondonDate/Time Date(s) – 16/11/2017 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Location  Great Hall Category(ies) Event Join the Defence and Diplomacy Policy Centre for … Continue reading

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Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) – International Relations – Oxford Bibliographies

[Translate] Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) Birthe Anders LAST MODIFIED: 24 May 2017 DOI: 10.1093/obo/9780199743292-0209 Introduction Private force in warfare is nothing new. Italian Condottieri during the Renaissance wars and Hessian Landsknechte during the American War of Independence are … Continue reading

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Intercepted Podcast: The Distraction in Chief

[Translate] Intercepted Podcast: The Distraction in Chief Intercepted November 15 2017, 6:01 a.m. … But first, over the past week, several stories have broken that speak to the ongoing secret wars that the U.S. is waging and also reveal some details … Continue reading

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Nigerian Navy makes a stand on embarked armed guards

[Translate] News | 12 Oct 2017 Nigerian Navy makes a stand on embarked armed guards Nigeria The Nigerian Navy finally have now officially, clearly and unambiguously stated that the Memorandum of Understanding is NOT about embarking armed guards on client vessels. … Continue reading

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Senate Judiciary letter suggests Flynn could be next focus for prosecution, Whitewater investigator says

[Translate] Senate Judiciary letter suggests Flynn could be next focus for prosecution, Whitewater investigator says … The senators also requested documents containing the name “Erik Prince” and “Seychelles,” suggesting the investigators are interested in a reported secret meeting said to … Continue reading

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Iraq War security contractor now protecting buildings in SF

[Translate] Iraq War security contractor now protecting buildings in SF By Matier & Ross November 15, 2017 Updated: November 15, 2017 6:00am Photo: John King, The Chronicle The San Francisco Federal Building at Seventh and Mission streets, designed by Morphosis,  … Continue reading

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Search and Rescue Essential Equipment: Privatization and Innovation Driving Quality

[Translate] Search and Rescue Essential Equipment: Privatization and Innovation Driving Quality By Mark Robins | November 20, 2017 Emergency Medical Service The rear cabin of the Sikorsky S-92, which is stationed at the Caernarfon SAR base in Wales. Photo courtesy … Continue reading

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Defense bill leashes Afghanistan watchdog

[Translate] Since he took over at SIGAR in 2012, John Sopko has uncovered many genuine problems in the U.S. mission in Afghanistan, especially when it comes to security-related projects. | Charles Dharapak/AP Defense bill leashes Afghanistan watchdog By NAHAL TOOSI … Continue reading

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DynCorp Loses Protest Of $10B Counternarcotics Contract

[Translate] DynCorp Loses Protest Of $10B Counternarcotics Contract By Bryan Koenig Law360, Washington (November 17, 2017, 9:58 PM EST) — A Federal Claims decision unsealed Thursday tossed DynCorp’s challenge to a $10 billion counternarcotics support services contract it lost to … Continue reading

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Contracting the Adversary

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