Tag Archives: Middle East

Aid Coordinator in Yemen Had Secret Job Overseeing U.S. Commando Shipments

[Translate] Middle East Aid Coordinator in Yemen Had Secret Job Overseeing U.S. Commando Shipments By ADAM GOLDMAN and ERIC SCHMITT  JUNE 6, 2017 Photo A Houthi fighter guarding a shipment of humanitarian aid in Sana, the capital of Yemen, in … Continue reading

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G4S Dropped by Doctors’ Syndicate in Beirut

[Translate] G4S Dropped by Doctors’ Syndicate in Beirut March 31, 2017 12:52 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report 0 31 Mar 12:52 AM (photo: Alternative Information Center) Last week, the Doctors’ Syndicate in Beirut decided to … Continue reading

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War Zone Contractors’ Role Under Trump Questioned

[Translate] War Zone Contractors’ Role Under Trump Questioned Thousands of contractors reportedly operate in Syria as the total number of contractors in Middle East wars decrease. By Paul D. Shinkman, Senior National Security Writer | April 25, 2017, at 5:33 … Continue reading

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Fighting ISIS with mercenaries is bad idea, says private military expert

[Translate] Fighting ISIS with mercenaries is bad idea, says private military expert Published time: 21 Feb, 2017 14:52Edited time: 22 Feb, 2017 14:11 Get short URL GK Sierra Security Contractors in Afghanistan © Wikipedia Sending mercenary forces into Syria to … Continue reading

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UN World Food Program in Jordan drops its contracts with G4S

[Translate] UN World Food Program in Jordan drops its contracts with G4S Palestinian BDS National Committee on December 6, 2016 (Image: Palestinian BDS National Committee)       The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Jordan has … Continue reading

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Tribe of Dan: Sons of Israel, or of Greek mercenaries hired by Egypt?

[Translate] Tribe of Dan: Sons of Israel, or of Greek mercenaries hired by Egypt? Samson the Greek? 3,000-year-old archaeological finds at Tel Dan suggest that the Danites were Aegean soldiers hired by Canaan’s Egyptian overlords to keep order. By Philippe … Continue reading

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Muscle men ring up dollars with Gaza private security firms

[Translate] World News | Wed Nov 30, 2016 | 7:11am EST Muscle men ring up dollars with Gaza private security firms Palestinian private security guards from Castle Security company take part in an exercise during a simulation on how to … Continue reading

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The Invisible Force

[Translate] THE INVISIBLE FORCE A comparative study of the use of private military and security companies in Iraq, the Occupied Palestinian Territories, and Colombia. Lessons for an international regulation.

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White Helmets NGO: A “Rescue and Assist” Operation under Guise of Human Rights

[Translate] White Helmets NGO: A “Rescue and Assist” Operation under Guise of Human Rights By Brandon Turbeville Global Research, May 13, 2016 Activist Post 10 May 2016 With the recent events surrounding hospital bombings (real and imagined) in Aleppo, growing attention is … Continue reading

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This Norwegian Mercenary Is Instagramming His Fight Against ISIS

[Translate]   This Norwegian Mercenary Is Instagramming His Fight Against ISIS By James Clark on April 8, 2016 A veteran of the war in Afghanistan is using social media to document and fund his one-man fight against ISIS. A millennial … Continue reading

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