Daily Archives: April 5, 2012

Tool ensures contracting dollars efficiently spent

[Translate] Tool ensures contracting dollars efficiently spent April 3, 2012 By Rob McIlvaine U.S. Navy Builder Chief Petty Officer David Zahm, (center), Kunar Provincial Reconstruction Team engineer based at Asadabad, Afghanistan, and Brandon Toliver, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers representative … Continue reading

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New CAP Papers Offer Contracting Reform Recommendations

[Translate] New CAP Papers Offer Contracting Reform Recommendations The insourcing paper asks federal agencies to think about whether they have hired contractors to perform inherently governmental functions (those duties so intimately related to the basic functioning of government that only … Continue reading

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Oregon Guard soldiers say records show Iraq War contractor knew of toxic chemical

[Translate] Oregon Guard soldiers say records show Iraq War contractor knew of toxic chemical By Associated Press, Published: April 4 PORTLAND, Ore. — A document uncovered by attorneys for soldiers sickened at an Iraqi water treatment plant shows a military contractor … Continue reading

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A Test Case on Sanctions? Despite Ongoing Federal Probe, Pentagon Asserts Big Contractor Has No Iranian Ties

[Translate] A Test Case on Sanctions? Despite Ongoing Federal Probe, Pentagon Asserts Big Contractor Has No Iranian Ties A Whistleblower Alleges Death Threats By ADAM ZAGORIN If there’s one thing most Americans support in foreign policy, it’s sanctions against Iran … Continue reading

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A COR! A COR! My Afghan Kingdom for a COR!

[Translate] David Isenberg Author, ‘Shadow Force: Private Security Contractors in Iraq’ A COR! A COR! My Afghan Kingdom for a COR! Posted: 04/ 4/2012 3:51 pm On March 29 the Government Accountability Office released a report on the state of … Continue reading

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