Daily Archives: January 19, 2018

TO WHAT EXTENT IS THE PRIVATISATION OF MILITARY SERVICES INEVITABLE AND DESIRABLE?

[Translate] TO WHAT EXTENT IS THE PRIVATISATION OF MILITARY SERVICES INEVITABLE AND DESIRABLE?

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The Private Outsourcing Of America’s Drone Program Worth Millions

[Translate] International, The Fifth Column The Private Outsourcing Of America’s Drone Program Worth Millions by Isiah Holmes • January 12, 2018 Washington, DC (TFC)— In late December 2017, the Department of Defense awarded a multi-million dollar contract to General Atomics Aeronautical Systems … Continue reading

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No, the US did not spend $43 million on a gas station in Afghanistan

[Translate] No, the US did not spend $43 million on a gas station in Afghanistan By Jeff Goodson, opinion contributor — 01/17/18 12:40 PM EST 29 The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The … Continue reading

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Academi Broke Clear Terms Of State Dept. Deals, GAO Says

[Translate] Academi Broke Clear Terms Of State Dept. Deals, GAO Says By Daniel Wilson Law360, Nashville (January 3, 2018, 6:57 PM EST) — Security contractor Academi failed to follow clear bidding requirements on two U.S. Department of State antiterrorism task orders … Continue reading

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Doing Special Things to Special People in Special Places: Psychologists in the CIA Torture Program

[Translate] Doing Special Things to Special People in Special Places: Psychologists in the CIA Torture Program Michael Welch First Published November 8, 2017 Research Article Abstract Since 2014, detailed correspondence between the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Central Intelligence … Continue reading

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The Immoral Misuse of Psychology in Support of Empire

[Translate] January 5, 2018 The Immoral Misuse of Psychology in Support of Empire by Howard Lisnoff Facebook Twitter Google+ Reddit Email Photo by liz west | CC BY 2.0 The baby boom generation that came of age in the 1960s … Continue reading

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Social Science Goes to War: The Human Terrain System in Iraq and Afghanistan

[Translate] Social Science Goes to War: The Human Terrain System in Iraq and Afghanistan By Brian R. Price, Joint Force Quarterly / Published Jan. 10, 2018 Download PDF Social Science Goes to War: The Human Terrain System in Iraq and … Continue reading

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Hired Guns Documentary on Mercenaries in Afghanistan

[Translate] Hired Guns Documentary on Mercenaries in Afghanistan Full #133 Dedrick Smitham Published on Dec 19, 2017

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What Effect is the Private Military Industry Having on War?

[Translate] What Effect is the Private Military Industry Having on War? 🔊 Sep 5, 2017 | Business & Economics | Over the past decades, privatised military contracts have grown to unprecedented levels, a change that has challenged the standing ethical doctrine … Continue reading

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International Preparedness Associates Inc.

[Translate] International Preparedness Associates Inc. International Preparedness Associates Inc. (IPA), a small business of Virginia Beach, Virginia, protests the decision not to award IPA one of multiple indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contracts under request for proposals (RFP) No. SAQMMA17R0163, issued by … Continue reading

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