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Friday, February 24, 2012

The Whistleblower

2010 R 112 minutes
Sent to Bosnia to train cops in the aftermath of that country's brutal civil war, American policewoman Kathryn Bolkovac (Rachel Weisz) uncovers evidence that U.N. peacekeepers are complicit in a flourishing sex-trafficking trade. But when she brings her allegations to light, she discovers that her foes are more powerful than the law. Based on a true story, this thriller from director Larysa Kondracki co-stars Monica Bellucci and David Strathairn.

Fucking DynCorp. My husband had a run in with those corrupt, arrogant, lazy fuckers when he was in the service, and he is next to impossible to piss off, and he was pissed when he got home from work. Anyway, I remember reading this article within a couple years of it being written. When the phrase "diplomatic immunity" showed up in the movie I had to take a break as I was picturing myself going after one of the characters in the movie with a baseball bat. "Immunize that, you fucker!" I thougt.

The DynCorp "See No Evil" Monkey
Posted: 02/10/2012 10:56 am
David Isenberg
Author, 'Shadow Force: Private Security Contractors in Iraq'

Broken wings: both current and former employees of DynCorp, one of the federal government's largest contractors, have accused the company of taking a fly-by-night attitude toward maintenance of military aircraft
by Kelly Patricia O'Meara

Aug 02, 2011
Contractor Accountability and Human Trafficking at Center of Upcoming Film, The Whistleblower
"...Dyncorp employees ran a “prostitution ring” that imported prostitutes from Kuwait into Baghdad in armored vehicles and operated out of hotels along the Tigris River, according to Barry Halley, a former Dyncorp subcontractor. The women appeared to be adults from Eastern Europe, he said..."

And believe me, it aint just DynCorp:

‘Gentlemen, We Shot a Judge’ and Other Tales of Blackwater, DynCorp, and Triple Canopy’s Rampage Through Iraq


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