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Janus Global Operations to provide security for international oil company’s central Iraq operations

[Translate] Janus Global Operations to provide security for international oil company’s central Iraq operations News provided by Janus Global Operations Sep 13, 2017, 11:21 ET WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Janus Global Operations (JGO) has been selected by an integrated … Continue reading

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US v. SLATTEN, Court of Appeals, Dist. of Columbia Circuit 2017

[Translate] UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Appellee, v. NICHOLAS ABRAM SLATTEN, Appellant. No. 15-3078, Consolidated with Nos. 15-3079, 15-3080, 15-3081.United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit.Argued January 17, 2017.Decided August 4, 2017.Appeals from the United States District Court for … Continue reading

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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, APPELLEE v. NICHOLAS ABRAM SLATTEN, APPELLANT

[Translate] United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, APPELLEE v. NICHOLAS ABRAM SLATTEN, APPELLANT No. 15-3078     Decided: August 04, 2017 Before: HENDERSON, ROGERS and BROWN, Circuit Judges.Brian M. Heberlig, appointed by the court, argued … Continue reading

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U.S. to help Iraq find unexploded bombs

[Translate] U.S. to help Iraq find unexploded bombs By LOLITA C. BALDOR The Associated Press Posted: August 19, 2017 at 3:42 a.m. Updated: August 19, 2017 at 3:42 a.m. Credit: AP/FELIPE DANA An Iraqi police officer in March stands next … Continue reading

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Private military and security companies, contract structure, market competition, and violence in Iraq

[Translate] Private military and security companies, contract structure, market competition, and violence in Iraq Benjamin Tkach First Published May 4, 2017

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Overturned Blackwater conviction evokes darkest days of Iraq War

[Translate] Middle East Perspective Overturned Blackwater conviction evokes darkest days of Iraq War An Iraqi looks at a burned-out car days after Blackwater guards opened fire in Baghdad, killing 14 unarmed civilians in a traffic circle on Sept. 16, 2007. … Continue reading

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Is Blackwater Back in Iraq?

[Translate] Is Blackwater Back in Iraq? The Iraqi parliament wants to know WIB politics August 10, 2017 Kevin Knodell Iraq44 mercenaries3 Members of Iraq’s parliament have some questions about security contractors arriving in Iraq. They’re worried that notorious mercenary firm … Continue reading

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‘By creating failed states, West creates new markets for security firms’

[Translate]  ‘By creating failed states, West creates new markets for security firms’ Published time: 8 Aug, 2017 15:06 Get short URL FILE PHOTO Contractors of the US private security firm Blackwater securing the site of a roadside bomb attack near … Continue reading

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The Invasion of Iraq: Open and Latent Purposes

[Translate] The Second Cold War pp 79-92 The Invasion of Iraq: Open and Latent Purposes Authors and affiliations Luiz Alberto Moniz Bandeira   1.Emeritus professor for HistoryUniversity of BrasíliaSt. Leon-RotGermany Chapter First Online: 31 May 2017  Abstract The militarization of the region occurred … Continue reading

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Parliament to question PM Abadi on rumored Blackwater comeback

[Translate] Parliament to question PM Abadi on rumored Blackwater comeback by Mohamed Mostafa Aug 7, 2017, 11:55 am Iraqi parliament. Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) An Iraqi parliament committee will meet with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to inquire about the veracity of rumors … Continue reading

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