Category Archives: Outsourcing/Privatization

The Rise of the Development Industrial Complex

Published on February 5th, 2016 | by David Isenberg The Rise of the Development Industrial Complex  by David Isenberg The private military and security contracting (PMSC) industry has long claimed, not without some justification, that all the publicity about private … Continue reading

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Mercenaries Unleashed: The brave new world of private military and security companies

Mercenaries Unleashed: The brave new world of private military and security companies    

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Britain top dog in unregulated shadow world of mercenaries – report

Britain top dog in unregulated shadow world of mercenaries – report Published time: 3 Feb, 2016 15:14 Get short URL © Ahmad Al-Rubaye / AFP Britain has become the world’s post-9/11 “mercenary kingpin” with hundreds of firms employing thousands of ex-military … Continue reading

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Britain is at centre of global mercenary industry, says charity

Britain is at centre of global mercenary industry, says charity G4S is world’s largest security company as UK leads booming global private military industry, War on Want says Members of a private security company in Baghdad in 2007. War on … Continue reading

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British dogs of war behind surging billion-pound mercenary market ‘is causing global instability’

British dogs of war behind surging billion-pound mercenary market ‘is causing global instability’ 16:03, 3 Feb 2016 Updated 16:03, 3 Feb 2016 By Chris Hughes A new report warning about “dogs of war” risk to world says the mercenary trade … Continue reading

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Report: Mercenary Armies Reaping Record Profits In The Mid-East

Report: Mercenary Armies Reaping Record Profits In The Mid-East Since the ‘war on terror’ began 15 years ago, the number of mercenaries hired by private military and security companies and operating on the front lines in the Middle East and … Continue reading

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The Day Private Military Contracting Exploded

The Day Private Military Contracting Exploded January 04, 2016 On September 11, 2001, British Special Boat Service (SBS) commando Simon Chase (this is not his real name) was in Kabul, Afghanistan with a team of eleven other contractors proving security … Continue reading

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Trump on Ending the Crony Capitalism of War

January 27, 2016 Trump on Ending the Crony Capitalism of War By John Smith Donald Trump’s policy position on the US military has not received much attention during the primary season, but to my knowledge the other candidates’ positions haven’t … Continue reading

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Return of the mercenaries

aeon Essays Return of the mercenaries Two centuries ago, public armies replaced private ones as the dominant tool of warfare. Now, private armies are back by Sean McFate Portuguese mercenaries fighting for the Front National de Libération de l’Angola in … Continue reading

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Private Companies Profit from Almost Every Function of America’s Criminal Justice System

All Research Corrections Featured Articles ITPI Authored Programs Not Profits Sectors Private Companies Profit from Almost Every Function of America’s Criminal Justice System 1/20/2016By In the Public Interest Today, private companies hold contracts that allow them to profit from all corners … Continue reading

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