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Privatizing Drones

[Translate] Privatizing Drones The New York Times. (Sept. 10, 2016): Opinion and Editorial: pA18(L). Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2016 The New York Times Company To the Editor: Re ”Air Force, Short of Drone Pilots, Uses Contractors to Fight Terror” (front page, Sept. … Continue reading

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The VA isn’t broken, yet: inside the Koch brothers’ campaign to dismantle the country’s most successful example of publicly provided health care

[Translate] The VA isn’t broken, yet: inside the Koch brothers’ campaign to dismantle the country’s most successful example of publicly provided health care Alicia Mundy Washington Monthly. 48.3-5 (March-May 2016): p25. http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/ Full Text: [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] In past presidential primaries, … Continue reading

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CIA documents expose internal agency feud over psychologists leading interrogation program

[Translate] CIA documents expose internal agency feud over psychologists leading interrogation program By Greg Miller January 19 at 7:00 AM The CIA flag is displayed on stage during a 2015 conference on national security in Washington. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) Newly released … Continue reading

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THE SOVEREIGN’S SERVANT: THE IMPLICATIONS OF PRIVATIZATION FOR THE SCOPE OF FOREIGN SOVEREIGN IMMUNITIES

[Translate] THE SOVEREIGN’S SERVANT: THE IMPLICATIONS OF PRIVATIZATION FOR THE SCOPE OF FOREIGN SOVEREIGN IMMUNITIES

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Blood for Hire: How the War in Iraq Has Reinvented the World’s Second Oldest Profession

[Translate] Blood for Hire: How the War in Iraq Has Reinvented the World’s Second Oldest Profession

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Prisons Run by C.E.O.s? Privatization Under Trump Could Carry a Heavy Price

[Translate] Economy Prisons Run by C.E.O.s? Privatization Under Trump Could Carry a Heavy Price Eduardo Porter ECONOMIC SCENE JAN. 10, 2017 Photo A waiting room at a temporary detention center run by Corrections Corporation of America for ICE in Houston. … Continue reading

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Private prisons are poised for a comeback under Trump. Here’s how to reform them

[Translate] Private prisons are poised for a comeback under Trump. Here’s how to reform them. Updated by Lauren-Brooke Eisen Jan 13, 2017, 9:50am EST A detention center in Lumpkin, Ga., operated on contract by Nashville-based CoreCivic, the country’s largest private … Continue reading

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Resurrecting Letters of Marque and Reprisal to Address Modern Threats

[Translate] Resurrecting Letters of Marque and Reprisal to Address Modern Threats

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Trump and Sessions: Great for the Private Prison Industry, Terrible for Civil Rights

[Translate] Carl Takei and Katie Egan: Trump and Sessions: Great for the Private Prison Industry, Terrible for Civil Rights By ACLU – January 9, 2017, 08:30:37 AM Jan. 9, 2017 – Donald Trump’s victory has been nothing but good news … Continue reading

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Keep private industry out of prisoner reform

[Translate] Keep private industry out of prisoner reform: Column Jeremy Mohler Published 8:48 p.m. ET Jan. 4, 2017 | Updated 11:04 a.m. ET Jan. 5, 2017 As for-profit prisons go away, companies transfer money-making schemes to inmates transitioning to outside … Continue reading

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