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Dyncorp Workers Killed By Bomb Were Afghan Army Trainers

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 Afghanistan Dyncorp Workers Killed By Bomb Were Afghan Army Trainers August 25, 2015 Three DynCorp International employees who were killed by a car bomb in Kabul last weekend all worked on a program to train the … Continue reading

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I went to a kidnapping survival camp for business executives

I went to a kidnapping survival camp for business executives Hayden Higgins June 26, 2015 On a Tuesday, I was kidnapped. Men in ski masks burst into the room and yelled for us to put our heads on the table. … Continue reading

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Special Report: Military knew about bizarre methods of doctor hired to train troops

Special Report: Military knew about bizarre methods of doctor hired to train troops By John Shiffman 6 hours ago . View gallery Dr. John Hagmann (R) teaches a course in treating battlefield trauma in this handout photograph taken … By John … Continue reading

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Military security contractors get PTSD, too

Military security contractors get PTSD, too: Column Molly Dunigan and Carrie Farmer 10:12 a.m. EDT June 11, 2015 In wake of the Nisoor massacre, we need solutions to trauma before it manifests in violence. (Photo: Khalid Mohammed, AP) 28 CONNECT … Continue reading

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South Africa’s ageing white mercenaries who helped turn tide on Boko Haram

05 June 2015 | Written by  Francisco Baiocchi South Africa’s ageing white mercenaries who helped turn tide on Boko Haram Leon Lotz was once a member of the Koevoet – “crowbar” in Afrikaans – a paramilitary police unit created by … Continue reading

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This Guy From Baltimore is Raising a Christian Army to Fight ISIS…What Could Go Wrong?

In late February, a Baltimore-born, self-proclaimed freedom fighter named Matthew VanDyke beamed into Greta Van Susteren’s Fox News show from Erbil, the capital of Iraq’s Kurdish region. A few days earlier, he had announced on Facebook that he was in … Continue reading

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UPDATING THE NIGERIAN NARRATIVE

Eeben Barlow’s Military and Security Blog Sunday, May 31, 2015 UPDATING THE NIGERIAN NARRATIVE There have been, since my posting “FEEDING THE NARRATIVE”, numerous media reports on STTEP’s work in Nigeria. I, on behalf of STTEP, gave only one interview. … Continue reading

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Tough men for hire: Ex-special forces in demand for war on terror

Tough men for hire: Ex-special forces in demand for war on terror By Malia Zimmerman Published February 25, 2015 Now PlayingInsider’s look at world of private counter-terror training Never autoplay videos The 21 Afghan soldiers had been kidnapped in the … Continue reading

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Polish bootcamp trains security contractors for mission impossible

Polish bootcamp trains security contractors for mission impossible By Stanislaw Waszak Wlosciejewki, Poland (AFP) May 21, 2015 Five men, armed to the teeth, have just stormed a home and it did not go well, not well at all. “You killed … Continue reading

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Booz Allen Hamilton Engineering Services, LLC

Booz Allen Hamilton Engineering Services, LLC B-411065: May 1, 2015 Summary View Decision View Decision (PDF, 12 pages) DOCUMENT FOR PUBLIC RELEASE The decision issued on the date below was subject to a GAO Protective Order. This redacted version has been … Continue reading

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