Category Archives: Iraq

An examination of the top private military firms in the United States war with Iraq (2003–2008) and their impact on democratic government

An examination of the top private military firms in the United States war with Iraq (2003–2008) and their impact on democratic government

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The end of U.S. military detainee operations at Abu Ghraib, Iraq

The end of U.S. military detainee operations at Abu Ghraib, Iraq

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Baghdad embassy probe delayed as friends defend dead guard

Baghdad embassy probe delayed as friends defend dead guard The Australian 12:00AM May 17, 2016 Mark Schliebs Reporter Brisbane Security contractor Chris Betts, who died in Baghdad last week, pictured with wife of three years Angela. Mr Betts, centre, with … Continue reading

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Abu Ghraib, Administrative Evil, and Moral Inversion: The Value of Putting Cruelty First

Abu Ghraib, Administrative Evil, and Moral Inversion: The Value of Putting Cruelty First

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Prosecution over Baghdad embassy shooting could rest on untested Bali bombing law: experts

Prosecution over Baghdad embassy shooting could rest on untested Bali bombing law: experts May 24, 2016 David Wroe National security correspondent A test case for the AFP A law created after the 2002 Bali bombings means there could be a … Continue reading

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DFAT flags review of embassy security contract with URG

DFAT flags review of embassy security contract with URG The Australian 12:00AM May 20, 2016 Brendan Nicholson Defence Editor Canberra The shooting death of Baghdad embassy security contractor Chris Betts could prompt a ­review by the Department of Foreign Affairs … Continue reading

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Commando detained after Baghdad embassy shooting was ‘allowed to shower’

Commando detained after Baghdad embassy shooting was ‘allowed to shower’ May 17, 2016 David Wroe National security correspondent Australian security contractor dies at Baghdad embassy Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has promised a thorough investigation into the death of the 34-year-old … Continue reading

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URG hits back at critics after Baghdad death

URG hits back at critics after Baghdad death The Australian 12:00AM May 21, 2016 Brendan Nicholson Defence Editor Canberra Unity Resources Group, the company responsible for security at Australia’s Baghdad embassy, has hit out at former employees who have criticised … Continue reading

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KBR’s $10M Claim For Iraq Costs Is Timely, Fed. Circ. Says

KBR’s $10M Claim For Iraq Costs Is Timely, Fed. Circ. Says By Bryan Koenig Law360, Washington (May 19, 2016, 2:01 PM ET) — A Federal Circuit panel revived Kellogg Brown & Root Services Inc.’s bid Wednesday for $10.4 million in … Continue reading

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‘It’s farcical’ – security at New Zealand embassy in Baghdad slammed by insider

‘It’s farcical’ – security at New Zealand embassy in Baghdad slammed by insider Jessica Mutch ONE News Reporter “Farcical” – that’s how security at the New Zealand embassy in Baghdad is being labelled by one insider. The comments come from … Continue reading

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