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Private Security Firms Possibility in US Afghan Strategy

[Translate] Private Security Firms Possibility in US Afghan Strategy August 14, 2017 9:11 PM Jeff Seldin Defense Secretary Jim Mattis listens while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 13, 2017, before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the … Continue reading

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Army employee took $320,000 bribes from contractors in Afghanistan

[Translate]   Army employee took $320,000 bribes from contractors in Afghanistan by Staff Report • August 13, 2017 • A 48-year-old central Illinois man who worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Afghanistan has pleaded guilty to soliciting $320,000 in bribes … Continue reading

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Fighting Mercenaries with Mercenaries in Afghanistan?

[Translate] Sharif Azami, Contributor Analyst, Global Affairs Fighting Mercenaries with Mercenaries in Afghanistan? 08/15/2017 12:19 pm ET Updated 7 hours ago I can’t believe I have been lately debating with myself if Erik Prince’s proposal to send private contractors to … Continue reading

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Blackwater Founder Resurfaces Selling Plan for Afghanistan

[Translate] Blackwater Founder Resurfaces Selling Plan for Afghanistan Blackwater USA founder Erik Prince holds up a picture showing the effects of a car bombing while testifying on Capitol Hill in October 2007. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Agence France Presse | 13 … Continue reading

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NIMA ROOZ: Reports of Privatization of War Attracts Criticisms

[Translate] NIMA ROOZ: Reports of Privatization of War Attracts Criticisms Following reports about the possibility of privatizing the war in Afghanistan, the Meshrano Jirga (upper house of parliament) has said that such a move would further prolong the war in Afghanistan. … Continue reading

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Replacing US troops with private security contractors

[Translate] Replacing US troops with private security contractors Replacing the US troops with private security contractors will change the nature of war in Afghanistan, leading it towards further instability 10-Aug-17 by Raja Waheed Ashraf RECENTLY US President Trump’s advisers recruited … Continue reading

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Blackwater founder Erik Prince awaits president’s call to privatise war in Afghanistan

[Translate] Blackwater founder Erik Prince awaits president’s call to privatise war in Afghanistan Catherine Philp, Diplomatic Correspondent August 14 2017, 12:01am, The Times American soldiers on patrol in Kandahar. The army needs to change its strategy, Erik Prince has saidMUHAMMAD SADIQ/EPA President Trump … Continue reading

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Russia opposes privatization of Afghan war

[Translate] Russia opposes privatization of Afghan war admin August 14, 2017 AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Zamir Kabulov, special representative of the President of the Russian Federation to Afghanistan alleged the “American campaign” has failed in “this Central Asian” country. Izvestia, a … Continue reading

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Privatization Of Afghan War Against National Sovereignty: Karzai

[Translate] Privatization Of Afghan War Against National Sovereignty: Karzai Gen. John Nicholson, US commander in Afghanistan, has refused to meet contractor over private air force. Hamid Karzai, the former president of the Afghanistan, has expressed his opposition to the possibility … Continue reading

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How to Destroy Afghanistan: Establish a Private Contractor Army

[Translate] How to Destroy Afghanistan: Establish a Private Contractor Army The large-scale privatization of the U.S. force in Afghanistan is unlikely to be effective. Molly Dunigan August 13, 2017 In recent weeks, two major players in the private security industry … Continue reading

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