US: Crime Down, Fear Up. Police kill more than 1,100

The NYPD commissioner Bill Bratton summed up the year’s crime stats earlier this month, telling his fellow officers that 2015 has seen the same decline in crime rates in the US that the last decades have shown. He also focused … Read More

Ukraine / Syria: Mercenaries abound?

Whether it’s civil unrest, rioting, revolutions, wars and uprisings. Wherever there’s trouble, there’s usually a market for mercenaries. For those looking to find opportunities, there would be worse ideas around than looking to both Syria and Ukraine for the moment. … Read More