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Former Employee of U.S. Government Contractor in Afghanistan Sentenced to Prison for Accepting $250,000 in Kickbacks from Subcontractor

[Translate] Posted on 29 November 2017 by Rony Delucia Former Employee of U.S. Government Contractor in Afghanistan Sentenced to Prison for Accepting $250,000 in Kickbacks from Subcontractor Source: imported from this press release. Printer-friendly version A former employee of a … Continue reading

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US to retry former Blackwater guard for murder in 2007 Baghdad massacre

[Translate] US to retry former Blackwater guard for murder in 2007 Baghdad massacre This June 11, 2014, file photo shows former Blackwater Worldwide guard Nicholas Slatten leaving federal court in Washington after the start of his first-degree murder trial. CLIFF … Continue reading

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Iraqi general helped cheat U.S. government, contractors involved in scheme say

[Translate] Public Safety Iraqi general helped cheat U.S. government, contractors involved in scheme say Baghdad International Airport, where contractors schemed to rent out land at an inflated price. (Karim Kadim/AP) By Rachel Weiner November 28 at 5:43 PM A prominent … Continue reading

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Family of ‘Chennai Six’ British soldier break down in tears as they learn he will be FREED with his colleagues after spending four years in Indian jail

[Translate] Family of ‘Chennai Six’ British soldier break down in tears as they learn he will be FREED with his colleagues after spending four years in Indian jail Six former British soldiers were jailed in 2013 for ‘importing guns for jihadists’ Group … Continue reading

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The Odds Are Stacking Up Against Burn Pit Victims

[Translate] The Odds Are Stacking Up Against Burn Pit Victims November 26, 2017, 03:30:00PM. By Gordon Gibb Washington, DCThe dismissal of burn pit exposure class action lawsuits against a military contractor at the state level – and the forthcoming appeal … Continue reading

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Litigating Abuses Committed by Private Military Companies

[Translate] Litigating Abuses Committed by Private Military Companies

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DynCorp’s suit dismissed as Federal Court rules in favor of AAR

[Translate] DynCorp’s suit dismissed as Federal Court rules in favor of AAR byElizabeth Alt | Nov. 22, 2017, 7:55pm WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – On Oct. 31, the Court of Federal Claims (COFC) denied DynCorp International’s motion for judgment and its … Continue reading

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Senate Judiciary letter suggests Flynn could be next focus for prosecution, Whitewater investigator says

[Translate] Senate Judiciary letter suggests Flynn could be next focus for prosecution, Whitewater investigator says … The senators also requested documents containing the name “Erik Prince” and “Seychelles,” suggesting the investigators are interested in a reported secret meeting said to … Continue reading

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MILITARY CONTRACTORS AND INTERNATIONAL LAW

[Translate] MILITARY CONTRACTORS AND INTERNATIONAL LAW

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Private Military Companies and International Law: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

[Translate] Private Military Companies and International Law: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly 

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