Category Archives: Iraq

Pushing the Limits of the US Warrior Ethos: Understanding the Extensive Use of Private Military Companies in Iraq

Pushing the Limits of the US Warrior Ethos: Understanding the Extensive Use of Private Military Companies in Iraq

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UNITED STATES, ex rel. THOMAS WATKINS, v. KBR

  UNITED STATES, ex rel. THOMAS WATKINS, Plaintiff/Relator, v. KBR, INC., and KELLOGG BROWN & ROOT SERVICES, INC., Defendants. Case No. 4:10-cv-4010.United States District Court, C.D. Illinois, Rock Island Division.May 22, 2015. ORDER & OPINION JOE BILLY McDADE, Senior District … Continue reading

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Munns v. Kerry

Munns v. Kerry, Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit 2015 MARK MUNNS; CHRISTA MUNNS, administrators for the separate Estate of Joshua Munns; DENNIS DEBRABANDER; SHARON DEBRABANDER, administrators for the separate Estate of John Young; LORI SILVERI, administrator for the separate Estate … Continue reading

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The $80 Million Fake Bomb-Detector Scam—and the People Behind It

June 24, 2015 12:40 pm The $80 Million Fake Bomb-Detector Scam—and the People Behind It Left: a collection of confiscated fraudulent bomb detectors. Right: James McCormick, an architect of the scam, arriving for his sentencing in London on three counts … Continue reading

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Operation Rent Seeking

Operation Rent Seeking Lofgren, Mike Washington Monthly 03-01-2015 Operation Rent Seeking How the war on terrorism became a business model. Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War by James Risen Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 304 pp. In present-day America’s politically … Continue reading

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Abu Ghraib and the Perversion of the Political Question Doctrine

Abu Ghraib and the Perversion of the Political Question Doctrine By Steve Vladeck Friday, June 19, 2015 at 8:02 AM I’ve written extensively about the important and complex legal questions raised by state-law tort suits against private military contractors, many … Continue reading

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Iraq’s Falcon Group New CSR Program to Help the Country

Stories6.11.2015 Iraq’s Falcon Group New CSR Program to Help the Country Erbil-Iraq: 11 Jun, 2015 – Since the beginning of the Islamic State’s (ISIS) hostilities against Kurdistan, which began in August 2014, Falcon Group has stepped forward to provide support … Continue reading

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Simon Mann: ‘We can use mercenaries to defeat Isil’

Simon Mann: ‘We can use mercenaries to defeat Isil’ The former SAS man who plotted the disastrous ‘Wonga coup’ says a private army could be used to defeat Iraq’s jihadist Simon Mann, center, at Chikurubi maximum prison outside Harare in … Continue reading

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An Analytical Evaluation of Contingency Contracting Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan: Capturing Critical Corporate Knowledge for the Future

An Analytical Evaluation of Contingency Contracting Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan: Capturing Critical Corporate Knowledge for the Future

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An analytical evaluation of contingency contracting operations in Iraq and Afghanistan: corporate knowledge for the future

An analytical evaluation of contingency contracting operations in Iraq and Afghanistan: corporate knowledge for the future

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