Privatization of Security

Assassins for Hire: US Citizens, Israelis, and Palestinians Kill for Money in Yemen

Assassins for Hire: US Citizens, Israelis, and Palestinians Kill for Money in Yemen

October 22, 2018

The US-based mercenary company Spear Group, headed by an Israeli and hired by a Palestinian on behalf of the UAE, conducts extra-judicial killings in Yemen. Antony Loewenstein discusses the details

Israel is Turning From a Security State to a Private Security State

August 8, 2018

TRNN’s Shir Hever discusses his book on the privatization of Israeli security, the role of the Palestinian Authority as a subcontractor, and the international impact of Israeli security firms

Crown Prince of UAE has an Army of Private Military Contractors

July 23, 2018

Antony Loewenstein: War crimes are rampant among military contractors – they work off the books, work that is illegal and with much looser rules of engagement. Who are they accountable to?