Global CST

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Global CST is an Israeli company engaged in training armed forces, police, and border security around the world.[1] The company likes to refer to itself as an "Israeli defence consultancy", but it has been less charitably been called a “company for mercenaries”[2] Although Global CST is purportedly not directly engaged in arms sales, it has close contacts with Israeli arms dealers and arms companies, e.g., Aaron Frankel[3], Elbit Systems[3], Israel Aerospace Industries.

Clients

  • Abkhazia[4]
  • Afghanistan[2] (although possibly contracted by the US government)
  • Brazil[2]
  • Colombia[5]
  • Georgia (former USSR) [5]
  • Guinea[6]
  • Mexico[2]
  • Panama[7]
  • Peru[2][3]

Principals 2012

Board of Directors

Staff 2012

Staff Other

For staff not appearing on Global CST’s website in 7 January 2012:

Contact

References

  1. Global CST: Our Services
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 Yaakov Katz, Security and Defense: A fix-it firm for ailing nations, Jerusalem Post, 12 November 2010.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Yossi Melman, Commies and a Pinko, Haaretz, 15 October 2009. (Article may no longer be available on the Haaretz website)
  4. Yossi Melman, [Why does Israel have links to a breakaway state supported by Hamas?]: Georgia can’t understand how retired IDF generals at Global Group are willing to maintain contact with a breakaway state. Haaretz, 5 May 2011. (Article may no longer be available on the Haaretz website)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Private security and 'the Israelites of Latin America', Al Jazeera, 6 January 2012.
  6. Yossi Melman, Bloody business in Africa, Haaretz, 31 December 2009.
  7. Contract Cancelled in 2009
  8. 8.00 8.01 8.02 8.03 8.04 8.05 8.06 8.07 8.08 8.09 8.10 8.11 Global CST: Management (Accessed: 7 January 2012)