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Stability operations association meeting opens

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Private industry providers are convening in Washington to facilitate efforts by the international community to increase security.
WHITNEY GRESPIN, UPI Outside View Commentator
Dogs of War: Cost-effective: Myth or fact?

Dogs of War: Cost-effective: Myth or fact?

WASHINGTON, April 25 (UPI) -- If you've heard it once, you've heard it countless times: Governments and corporations turn to private military contractors because it is more cost-effective than using regular military forces. But is it true?
DAVID ISENBERG

Dogs of War: More oversight needed

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Nowadays "oversight and accountability" are virtually sacred cows. Who could possibly be against it? Judging by the events of recent weeks Uncle Sam for one.
DAVID ISENBERG

Blackwater 'needs no license' in Iraq

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Questions are being raised about the efficacy of Iraq’s attempt to close down Blackwater's operations in the country after civilian deaths.

Iraq says Blackwater banned after shooting

BAGHDAD, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Iraqi officials said they would withdraw the license of U.S. private military contractor Blackwater and start criminal proceedings against its staff.

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