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Labouring Under Fire: Nepali Security Contractors in Afghanistan

[Translate] Labouring Under Fire: Nepali Security Contractors in Afghanistan

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Coercion and Capital in Afghanistan. The Rise, Transformation, and Fall of the Afghan Commercial Security Sector

[Translate] Coercion and Capital in Afghanistan. The Rise, Transformation, and Fall of the Afghan Commercial Security Sector    

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Blackwater Founder’s Private Afghan Air Arm Pitch Included An-26 Gunships And AH-1 Cobras

[Translate] Blackwater Founder’s Private Afghan Air Arm Pitch Included An-26 Gunships And AH-1 Cobras The mix of aircraft, helicopters, drones, and aerostats would have taken over for US and coalition forces. By Joseph TrevithickDecember 7, 2017 The War Zone A-4 … Continue reading

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An Exit Strategy for Afghanistan: A Test Case for the Strategic Economy of Force

[Translate] An Exit Strategy for Afghanistan: A Test Case for the Strategic Economy of Force Erik Prince’s Power Point presentation re use of private security contractors in Afghanistan

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Blackwater Founder Erik Prince’s Afghan War Plan Just Leaked, And It’s Terrifying

[Translate] Analysis Blackwater Founder Erik Prince’s Afghan War Plan Just Leaked, And It’s Terrifying Blackwater Founder Erik Prince’s Afghan War Plan Just Leaked, And It’s Terrifying By Jared Keller on December 8, 2017 Ever since he ambushed Secretary of Defense … Continue reading

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Private War: Erik Prince Has His Eye On Afghanistan’s Rare Metals

[Translate] Private War: Erik Prince Has His Eye On Afghanistan’s Rare Metals BuzzFeed News is publishing the slide presentation by the founder of Blackwater to privatize the Afghan war and mine Afghanistan’s valuable minerals. He pitched the proposal to the … Continue reading

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Former Employee of U.S. Government Contractor in Afghanistan Sentenced to Prison for Accepting $250,000 in Kickbacks from Subcontractor

[Translate] Posted on 29 November 2017 by Rony Delucia Former Employee of U.S. Government Contractor in Afghanistan Sentenced to Prison for Accepting $250,000 in Kickbacks from Subcontractor Source: imported from this press release. Printer-friendly version A former employee of a … Continue reading

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Afghanistan and Syria: Nonstate Actors and Their Negative Impact on Human Security

[Translate] Public International Law and Human Rights Violations by Private Military and Security Companies pp 7-29 | Cite as Afghanistan and Syria: Nonstate Actors and Their Negative Impact on Human Security Authors and affiliations Mario Laborie  Email author Mario Laborie   Eurocorps Strasbourg … Continue reading

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Watchdogs Differ on U.S. Troops’ Handling of Afghan Child Sex Abuse

[Translate] Watchdogs Differ on U.S. Troops’ Handling of Afghan Child Sex Abuse By Charles S. Clark November 27, 2017 2 Comments

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Pentagon tried to block independent report on child sex among Afghan forces, Senate office says

[Translate] Pentagon tried to block independent report on child sex among Afghan forces, Senate office says By Alex Horton Checkpoint November 26 Afghan police officers line up for tea at a police academy in Kabul. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus) The Pentagon … Continue reading

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