Category Archives: UAE

In Yemen War, Mercenaries Launched By Blackwater Head Were Spotted Today — Not Good News

[Translate] Charles Tiefer Contributor Washington 11/26/2015 @ 9:44PM 2,327 views In Yemen War, Mercenaries Launched By Blackwater Head Were Spotted Today — Not Good News The United Arab Emirates, as reported in today’s New York Times, has hired foreign mercenaries, … Continue reading

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Gulf Monarchies Love Mercenaries

[Translate] Gulf Monarchies Love Mercenaries Guns-for-hire, many of them Colombian, bolster the region’s small armies Middle East November 23, 2015 Thomas Baron 7 Bahrain1 mercenaries1 United Arab Emirates1 Yemen4 In an attempt to bolster its ground operations in Yemen, the … Continue reading

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Emirates Secretly Sends Colombian Mercenaries to Yemen Fight

[Translate] Middle East Emirates Secretly Sends Colombian Mercenaries to Yemen Fight By EMILY B. HAGER and MARK MAZZETTINOV. 25, 2015 Photo At least 32 people were killed when a suicide bomber attacked a mosque in Sana, Yemen, in September. Dozens … Continue reading

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Who profits from our new war? Inside NSA and private contractors’ secret plans

[Translate] Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014 06:58 AM EST Who profits from our new war? Inside NSA and private contractors’ secret plans A massive war operation is being waged to track and kill ISIS — and it’s a lot more than … Continue reading

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Erik Prince’s private squadron in Abu Dhabi

[Translate] Erik Prince’s private squadron in Abu Dhabi Since selling his private security company Blackwater in 2011, former Navy Seal Erik Prince has been developing a new business venture, this time in the aeronautics field. Behind a series of FVCs … Continue reading

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Forty Bahrainis set to lose jobs

[Translate] Forty Bahrainis set to lose jobs By AHMED AL OMARI ,  Posted on » Thursday, May 15, 2014 FORTY Bahrainis are set to lose their jobs as the Bahrain-based arm of an American military contractor prepares to shut shop. Dyncorp … Continue reading

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DynCorp wins $4.4M task order for engineering design, support services

[Translate] DynCorp wins $4.4M task order for engineering design, support services Order awarded under AFCAP III contract By Mark Hoover Jan 24, 2014 DynCorp International has won a $4.4 million contract to provide the Air Force with engineering design and … Continue reading

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Blackwater Founder Denies UAE Royalty Contracts

[Translate] Blackwater Founder Denies UAE Royalty Contracts Erik Prince dismisses media reports he is guarding Emirati royal families against uprisings By Paul D. Shinkman January 6, 2014 Blackwater founder Erik Prince denies claims that suggest the security contractor signed contracts … Continue reading

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McChrystal working for UAE-owned arms brokerage

[Translate] McChrystal working for UAE-owned arms brokerage C4ISR (Jan 1, 2013): 6. Abstract (summary) From an office park a few miles south of Washington’s Reagan National Airport, a little-known company named Knowledge International LLC facilitates $500 million a year in … Continue reading

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AMMROC to Maintain UAE’s Entire Air Fleet Under a PBL Contract

[Translate] AMMROC to Maintain UAE’s Entire Air Fleet Under a PBL Contract Nov 20, 2013 20:04 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staff Performance-Based Logistics has become a way of life in Britain’s military, and has also been adopted for some … Continue reading

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