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Blackwater founder’s FSG signs security deal with Somali region

[Translate] Somalia 23.06.2017. 00:14 Blackwater founder’s FSG signs security deal with Somali region Frontier Services Group (FSG) , co-founded by Erik Prince who created the U.S. security firm Blackwater, said on Thursday it would provide logistics, aviation and security services … Continue reading

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Geo awarded two federal prison contract renewals worth $664 million

[Translate] Geo awarded two federal prison contract renewals worth $664 million Boca Raton-based Geo Group has won federal prison contract renewals worth $664 million. Marcia Heroux PoundsSun Sentinel Boca Raton-based prison operator Geo said Friday it has been awarded renewals … Continue reading

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The Immigrant Crackdown Is a Cash Cow for Private Prisons

[Translate] The Immigrant Crackdown Is a Cash Cow for Private Prisons Samuel Gilbert May 31 2017, 2:57pm An inmate in a GEO-run prison in California in 2013. Photo byJohn Moore/Getty Images Detaining immigrants has turned into a very lucrative growth … Continue reading

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New Video Shows Military Contractors Setting Vehicles On Fire At Dakota Access Pipeline Protests

[Translate] New Video Shows Military Contractors Setting Vehicles On Fire At Dakota Access Pipeline Protests In the days following the vehicle fires, the local authorities and media predictably placed the blame on the water protectors. By Derrick Broze | June … Continue reading

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Fluor Aims To Drop Afghanistan Contractor Overtime Suit

[Translate] Fluor Aims To Drop Afghanistan Contractor Overtime Suit By Jess Krochtengel Law360, Dallas (May 11, 2017, 7:48 PM EDT) — Fluor Corp. on Thursday asked a Texas federal judge to dismiss a putative class action from contractors who claim … Continue reading

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Private Prison Company Geo Group Gave Generously to Trump and Now Has Lucrative Contract

[Translate] Private Prison Company Geo Group Gave Generously to Trump and Now Has Lucrative Contract By Mirren Gidda On 5/11/17 at 5:00 AM Updated | Within the Texas legislature, a controversial bill is pending. A private prisons company called the GEO … Continue reading

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Accused Leaker Reality Winner Worked at NSA Listening Post

[Translate] Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast WHO WATCHES THE WATCHERS? Accused Leaker Reality Winner Worked at NSA Listening Post The woman arrested for spilling secrets likely put her foreign-language skills to use translating intercepted communications at the “Sweet … Continue reading

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Top Defense Contractor Left Sensitive Pentagon Files on Amazon Server With No Password

[Translate] Top Defense Contractor Left Sensitive Pentagon Files on Amazon Server With No Password [Updated] Dell Cameron 5/31/17 9:40am Filed to: security Sensitive files tied to a US military project were leaked by a multi-billion dollar firm once described as … Continue reading

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Inside the military tactics used during Standing Rock

[Translate] Inside the military tactics used during Standing Rock Company behind DAPL used paramilitary security to track activists By Antonia Juhasz Grist Saturday, June 10, 2017 1:00 AM Updated: Saturday, June 10, 2017 3:43 PM As people nationwide rallied last … Continue reading

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Why Did a Private Security Contractor Treat Standing Rock Protesters Like ‘Jihadists’?

[Translate] Why Did a Private Security Contractor Treat Standing Rock Protesters Like ‘Jihadists’? By Jamil Dakwar, Director, ACLU Human Rights Program June 2, 2017 | 4:15 PM   WEB17-standingrock-1160×768.jpg During my week-long visit to Standing Rock in January 2017, I … Continue reading

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