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Private Contractors and Covert Wars in Latin America

June 12, 2010

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Private Contractors and Covert Wars in Latin America Written by Cyril Mychalejko    Thursday, 10 June 2010 15:11   U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) threatened to issue subpoenas against the U.S. Defense and State Departments last month if they continue to refuse to accurately account for billions of dollars spent on private contractors assisting Washington […]

HAITI: Pentagon’s Troubling Role in Haiti

January 12, 2008

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From the Haiti Information Project: Article Excerpt HIP – Port au Prince, Haiti – Most people do not know that the Pentagon is directly involved in funding pacification programs in Haiti due to the presence of a large UN mission in that country. A reminder of the Defense Department’s role in Haiti came Friday when […]