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Ex-Israeli SAS men guard synagogues

News Ex-Israeli SAS men guard synagogues The Times By Allan Hall 4 August 2014 Amid a rising tide of antisemitism triggered by the war in Gaza, fearful Jews in Europe are turning to security companies staffed by former elite Israeli … Continue reading

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‘ENGAGED IN GLORY ALONE': Yanks in French Foreign Legion Were First to Fight

‘ENGAGED IN GLORY ALONE': Yanks in French Foreign Legion Were First to Fight VFW, Veterans of Foreign Wars Magazine By Gary Ward 1 September 2014, Three years before Doughboys hit the trenches of France, Americans were fighting and dying on … Continue reading

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Czech Republic also has private firms that privatise war – press

Czech Republic also has private firms that privatise war – press CTK Daily News 25 September 2014 (c) 2014 CTK (Ceska Tiskova Kancelar). Prague, Sept 25 (CTK) – Private companies privatise war and private armed forces exist even in the … Continue reading

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Finnish Armed Forces Broadens Outsourcing Deal With Millog

Finnish Armed Forces Broadens Outsourcing Deal With Millog Aug. 25, 2014 – 06:35PM   | By GERARD O’DWYER A Finnish soldier patrols a military checkpoint near Ulm, Germany. Under a new deal, Millog Oy will provide more extensive maintenance support to … Continue reading

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DynCorp International Awarded Contract Valued at up to $978,000 to Provide Land Mobile Radio Support in Kosovo

DynCorp International Awarded Contract Valued at up to $978,000 to Provide Land Mobile Radio Support in Kosovo Monday, August 4, 2014 2:17 PM DynCorp International Awarded Contract Valued at up to $978,000 to Provide Land Mobile Radio Support in Kosovo … Continue reading

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Europe Hurriedly Seeking UAV for Eyes Over Ukraine

Europe Hurriedly Seeking UAV for Eyes Over Ukraine by Bryant Jordan on July 23, 2014 Europe is in a hurry to pick up an unarmed drone for use over Ukraine, where a separatist group this month shot down a commercial … Continue reading

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Normative Power under Contract? Commercial Support to European Crisis Management Operations

International Peacekeeping Volume 21, Issue 1, 2014 Normative Power under Contract? Commercial Support to European Crisis Management Operations Francesco Giumelli* & Eugenio Cusumano pages 37-55 Published online: 07 Mar 2014 Abstract The increasing privatization of military and stability operations has … Continue reading

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Americans prowling in Ukraine? Russia might be winning propaganda war

Americans prowling in Ukraine? Russia might be winning propaganda war The Bellingham Herald Matthew Schofield By Matthew Schofield McClatchy Foreign Staff 14 May 2014, BERLIN In eastern Ukraine, among pro-Russian separatists, the notion that elite American fighters are prowling the … Continue reading

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Kremlin accuses U.S. security firm with links to Blackwater of sending ‘private army’ to Ukraine disguised as local forces in latest escalation of anti-American rhetoric

Kremlin accuses U.S. security firm with links to Blackwater of sending ‘private army’ to Ukraine disguised as local forces in latest escalation of anti-American rhetoric Russian Foreign Ministry said there were around ‘150 American specialists’ Statement claimed security firm Greystone … Continue reading

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Private security firms bid on Greek asylum centres

Private security firms bid on Greek asylum centres Today @ 09:25 Related Migrants set fire to Greek detention centre Syrians and Russians top asylum demands to EU By Nikolaj Nielsen BRUSSELS – Private security firms are bidding to guard EU-funded … Continue reading

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