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Making American Education Great Again

[Translate] Making American Education Great Again By David Isenberg   Written in the spirit of Sinclair Lewis’s It Can’t Happen Here   With the advantage of hindsight, we should have known what was coming when President elect Donald Trump announced … Continue reading

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Trump and the Return of Private Military Contractors

[Translate] Published on January 23rd, 2017 | by David Isenberg Trump and the Return of Private Military Contractors by David Isenberg In 2005 the Marine Corps University published a paper entitled “The Professional Military Services Industry: Have We Created a … Continue reading

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Mattis and the Revolving Door

[Translate] Published on December 13th, 2016 | by David Isenberg Mattis and the Revolving Door by David Isenberg In 1953, President Dwight Eisenhower nominated former General Motors president Charles Erwin Wilson as secretary of defense. That sparked a controversy during … Continue reading

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Africa: A Goldmine for Security Contractors

[Translate] Published on November 30th, 2016 | by David Isenberg Africa: A Goldmine for Security Contractors by David Isenberg In recent years, U.S. military operations in Africa have greatly expanded. Washington has established forward operating locations (FOL) and drone bases. … Continue reading

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THE TORTURERS: EVALUATING THE SENATE SELECT INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE’S TORTURE REPORT AND ASSESSING THE LEGAL LIABILITY OF COMPANY Y UNDER THE ALIEN TORT STATUTE

[Translate] THE TORTURERS: EVALUATING THE SENATE SELECT INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE’S TORTURE REPORT AND ASSESSING THE LEGAL LIABILITY OF COMPANY Y UNDER THE ALIEN TORT STATUTE

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The Impact of Money in Politics on National Security

[Translate] Published on October 28th, 2016 | by David Isenberg The Impact of Money in Politics on National Security by David Isenberg Polling shows that an overwhelming majority of Americans, regardless of political orientation, agree that money has too much … Continue reading

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Spies-for-Hire Now at War in Syria

[Translate] Getty Kate Brannen Secret Squirrels08.09.16 1:00 AM ET Spies-for-Hire Now at War in Syria It’s not just U.S. troops battling ISIS. Now the Army is sinking millions of dollars into private intelligence contractors for the fight. Every day at … Continue reading

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Here And There July 19, 2016 with David Isenberg

[Translate] July 19, 2016 – David Isenberg Terrorist groups almost always try to leave a calling card at the scene of their crimes. If that’s not convenient, they’ll place a post-event phone call, or post an announcement on-line to stake … Continue reading

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Tuesday – David Isenberg – Military Contracting on the Edge

[Translate] Tuesday – David Isenberg When Eric Prince sold Blackwater he said he was getting out of military and paramilitary contracting forever. He even said this to his new partners. But it turned out he was fibbing. David Isenberg, one … Continue reading

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What Makes Erik Run?

[Translate] Published on April 25th, 2016 | by David Isenberg What Makes Erik Run? by David Isenberg The Intercept recently revealed Erik Prince’s attempts to sell military services in Libya and other countries in Africa. He has done so even though … Continue reading

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