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Mystery surrounds death of Bay man killed in Baghdad

Mystery surrounds death of Bay man killed in Baghdad Carlie Walker | 19th May 2016 2:15 PM DEVASTATING: Hervey Bay’s Chris and Angela Betts. Chris died while working in Iraq on May 12. A TEAM of investigators from the federal … Continue reading

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Baghdad embassy shooting: Bodyguard found at scene of suspicious death en route to Australia

Baghdad embassy shooting: Bodyguard found at scene of suspicious death en route to Australia 7.30 Dylan Welch  Email Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Photo Sun McKay flew out of Iraq overnight Tuesday and plans to travel back to Australia. ABC The Australian … Continue reading

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Baghdad embassy shooting: Detained former soldier was investigated over threats, colleague says

Baghdad embassy shooting: Detained former soldier was investigated over threats, colleague says Exclusive by Defence Reporter Andrew Greene Updated about an hour ago Photo: A colleague says there was concern about Sun McKay’s behaviour for some time. (ABC) Related Story: … Continue reading

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Iraq embassy security firm still missing top staff

Iraq embassy security firm still missing top staff The Australian May 16, 2016 12:00AM Anthony Klan Journalist Sydney https://plus.google.com/110790254144288601738 Former Australian special forces soldier Sun Mckay with Malcolm Turnbull in Baghdad in January. The private security company in charge of … Continue reading

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Ex-soldier being held over embassy shooting was part of PM’s security detail

1:24pm May 14, 2016 Ex-soldier being held over embassy shooting was part of PM’s security detail By  ninemsn A selfie Sun McKay took with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. FTBA A former Australian soldier being held for questioning in Baghdad over … Continue reading

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Shooting at Australian embassy in Baghdad: contractor shot dead

Shooting at Australian embassy in Baghdad: contractor shot dead May 13, 2016 – 6:25PM David Wroe, Lindsay Murdoch On the ground in Iraq Mosul is shaping as the decisive battle in the war against Islamic State. Defence correspondent David Wroe … Continue reading

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Ferrovial CFO says no ‘access’ to Broadspectrum’s Manus, Nauru profits

Ferrovial CFO says no ‘access’ to Broadspectrum’s Manus, Nauru profits May 5, 2016 Jenny Wiggins Infrastructure Reporter Ferrovial CFO Ernesto Lopez Mozo says the Spanish group’s “big feet” will help Broadspectrum expand. Photo: Jenny Wiggins Spanish infrastructure group Ferrovial is … Continue reading

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Broadspectrum see out detention contract

10:29pm May 5, 2016 Broadspectrum see out detention contract By AAP FTBA The immigration department has been given assurance from a Spanish company that offshore detention centre operator Broadspectrum will see out the rest of its contract which expires in … Continue reading

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Privateers in Australia’s Conflict and Disaster Zones

Privateers in Australia’s Conflict and Disaster Zones

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TO LEASH OR NOT TO LEASH THE DOGS OF WAR? THE POLITICS OF LAW AND AUSTRALIA’S RESPONSE TO MERCENARISM AND PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES

TO LEASH OR NOT TO LEASH THE DOGS OF WAR? THE POLITICS OF LAW AND AUSTRALIA’S RESPONSE TO MERCENARISM AND PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES

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