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Court Throws Out Murder Conviction for Blackwater Guard in Nissour Square Massacre

[Translate] August 5, 2017 Court Throws Out Murder Conviction for Blackwater Guard in Nissour Square Massacre A federal court ordered a new trial for Nicholas Slatten in the 2007 massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqis in Nissour Square, Iraq transcript JAISAL … Continue reading

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Federal Contracting: Improvements Needed in How Some Agencies Report Personal Services Contracts

[Translate] Federal Contracting: Improvements Needed in How Some Agencies Report Personal Services Contracts GAO-17-610: Published: Jul 27, 2017. Publicly Released: Jul 27, 2017. Fast Facts Highlights Recommendations View Report (PDF, 31 pages) Additional Materials: Highlights Page:  (PDF, 1 page) Full Report: … Continue reading

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Warning: Rant and person opinion ahead.

[Translate] Robert Young Pelton 7 hrs · Warning: Rant and person opinion ahead. I wrote a book called “Licensed to Kill, Hired Guns in the War on Terror”. In it I profile a number of mercenary and security firms. I … Continue reading

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Stephen Feinberg, the Private Military Contractor Who Has Trump’s Ear

[Translate] Stephen Feinberg, the Private Military Contractor Who Has Trump’s Ear By Stephen Witt July 13, 2017 A DynCorp helicopter hovers over Afghanistan, in 2006. Members of the Trump White House have reached out to Stephen Feinberg, the head of … Continue reading

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North Korea’s Military Offers Security Contracts For Private Business Owners

[Translate] North Korea’s Military Offers Security Contracts For Private Business Owners 2017-06-08 North Korean soldiers patrol a fence line near the town of Sinuiju, Feb. 10, 2016. AFP Officials on military bases in North Korea are moonlighting as security contractors, … Continue reading

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Cannon v. Dyncorp

[Translate] Cannon v. Dyncorp

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Apples-to-Fish Public and Private Prison Cost Comparisons

[Translate] Apples-to-Fish Public and Private Prison Cost Comparisons

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Nielsen v AECOM Technology Corp

[Translate] Nielsen v AECOM Technology Corp

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How much do we know about Blackwater founder Erik Prince — and his secretive role in shaping Trump’s foreign policy?

[Translate] Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 12:07 PM EDT How much do we know about Blackwater founder Erik Prince — and his secretive role in shaping Trump’s foreign policy? Founder of a disgraced mercenary outfit that committed war crimes in Iraq, … Continue reading

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The Democratic Civilian Control of Private Security Companies in Latvia

[Translate] The Democratic Civilian Control of Private Security Companies in Latvia

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