The upcoming draft proposal to legalize private military companies in Russia could give the country a competitive edge over its rivals by helping it carve out a valuable and much-demanded niche as a reliable security provider.
Part I Part II Uncle Sam and the «matrix of justice» A very special topic in the report by the Russian Foreign Ministry on human rights in the U.S on the partial review of offenses committed by the American side, is in the absolutely abhorrent practice of extra-judicial killings abroad. […]
Say goodbye to Xe. The company formerly known as Blackwater — the world’s most infamous private security corporation — has jettisoned the name it chose in its 2009 rebrand and adopted the new name of “Academi.” The “security solutions provider” wants to wash away the taint of what came to […]
Since the collapse of the Warsaw Pact, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has made no secret of its goal to expand to the east, as well as into North and sub-Saharan Africa.After the fall of the Berlin Wall and the dissolution of the Soviet bloc, many observers believed that […]
Ivan Tulyakov (Russia) Afghan President Hamid Karzai accused private military companies hired by US intelligence of working for the Taliban and organized crime. The CIA has hired Xe Services, a private security (or military) firm better known as the controversial Blackwater, to guard facilities in Afghanistan. Details of the deal […]