Daily Archives: January 24, 2018

Exclusive Financier Is Top Choice to Advise President on Intelligence Matters

[Translate] Exclusive Financier Is Top Choice to Advise President on Intelligence Matters Trump has finally picked members for a key intelligence advisory board, and billionaire Stephen Feinberg is slated to head it. By Jenna McLaughlin | January 22, 2018, 12:42 … Continue reading

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UK government and G4S in court after forcing immigration detainees to defecate in front of cellmates

[Translate] UK government and G4S in court after forcing immigration detainees to defecate in front of cellmates January 23rd, 2018 Patrick Page UK UK Immigration detainees have taken the UK government and G4S to court for locking them up in … Continue reading

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$9.7mn in property lost in Afghanistan, Pentagon’s watchdog says

[Translate] $9.7mn in property lost in Afghanistan, Pentagon’s watchdog says Published time: 25 Dec, 2017 20:09 Edited time: 26 Dec, 2017 00:38 Get short URL US troops in Afghanistan July 7, 2017. © Omar Sobhani / Reuters The US have, … Continue reading

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Army extends response deadline for major logistics program

[Translate] Army extends response deadline for major logistics program January 19, 2018 | Courtney McBride The Army has extended the time line for industry to respond to its solicitation for the next version of the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program. Late … Continue reading

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How elite Irish soldiers are earning €20k-a-month as Middle East ‘minders’

[Translate] Tuesday 23 January 2018 How elite Irish soldiers are earning €20k-a-month as Middle East ‘minders’ 2The Defence Forces (stock image) Mark O’Regan January 21 2018 6:30 PM Ex-members of Ireland’s Defence Forces are earning up to €20,000 a month … Continue reading

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Expansion Of Russia’s Private Militaries Could Free Kremlin’s Hand For More Interventions Abroad

[Translate] Expansion Of Russia’s Private Militaries Could Free Kremlin’s Hand For More Interventions Abroad – OpEd January 22, 2018 Paul Goble 0 Comment By Paul Goble Many analysts have pointed out that governments which have professional armies rather than draft-based … Continue reading

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Russia eyeing private military companies market with new legalization bid

[Translate] Russia eyeing private military companies market with new legalization bid Published time: 17 Jan, 2018 15:23 Edited time: 18 Jan, 2018 06:16 Get short URL © Thomas Tkhaytsuk / Sputnik Russian MPs are expected within weeks to submit a … Continue reading

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Russia Might “Pivot To Africa” With “Mercenaries”

[Translate] Russia Might “Pivot To Africa” With “Mercenaries” Written by Andrew KORYBKO on 18/01/2018 The upcoming draft proposal to legalize private military companies (PMCs, a.k.a. “mercenaries”) in Russia could give the country a competitive edge over its rivals by helping … Continue reading

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Corpses in the law. Why Putin has the legalization of private armies

[Translate] Google translation Corpses in the law. Why Putin has the legalization of private armies Alexey Kaftan Editor of the rubric “The World” Thursday, 18 January 2018, 5 pm There is a niche in which Russian private military companies will … Continue reading

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Moscow preparing to replace its forces in Donbas with ‘private’ military ones, Kyiv analyst suggests

[Translate] Moscow preparing to replace its forces in Donbas with ‘private’ military ones, Kyiv analyst suggests Russian private military companies (Wagner, MAR, E.N.O.T Corp, Slavyansky korpus, Redut, and RSB) that have been instrumental in Putin’s military aggression in Ukraine (Image: … Continue reading

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