Daily Archives: April 9, 2012

Guidance on Rules for the Use of Force (RUF) by Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel (PCASP) in Defence of a Merchant Vessel (MV)

[Translate] Guidance on Rules for the Use of Force (RUF) by Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel (PCASP) in Defence of a Merchant Vessel (MV) References: A. GUARDCON B. IMO MSC Circular 1405 Rev1. 1. Introduction This Paper provides guidance to … Continue reading

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The Do’s and Don’ts of a Private Security Contractor (P.S.C)

[Translate] The Do’s and Don’ts of a Private Security Contractor (P.S.C) by Bravo Three · April 4, 2012 “You don’t need to ask, you just know. The way he looks, what he is wearing and just what a bad ass … Continue reading

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Somalia: TFG hires security group to help protect coast

[Translate] Last Updated: Apr 3, 2012 – 2:47:55 AM Somalia Somalia: TFG hires security group to help protect coast 30 Mar 30, 2012 – 1:39:49 AM MOGADISH, Somalia Mar 29 (Garowe Online) – An agreement signed by the TFG and … Continue reading

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Securing Afghanistan’s Future

[Translate] April 7, 2012 Securing Afghanistan’s Future Dina Gusovsky International Politics Examiner As US and NATO forces move forward with their plans to withdrawal from Afghanistan, a pivotal question still lingers as to whether or not the Afghans can actually … Continue reading

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Further Actions Needed to Improve Accountability for DOD’s Inventory of Contracted Services

[Translate] Further Actions Needed to Improve Accountability for DOD’s Inventory of Contracted Services GAO-12-357, Apr 6, 2012 Highlights View Report (PDF, 44 pages) Additional Materials: Highlights Page (PDF, 1 page) Accessible Text Contact: John P. Hutton (202) 512-4841 huttonj@gao.gov   Cary B. … Continue reading

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Intelligence community pushes Hill for more flexibility in contracts

[Translate] Intelligence community pushes Hill for more flexibility in contracts Washington Business Journal by Jill R. Aitoro, Senior Staff Reporter Date: Thursday, April 5, 2012, 11:48am EDT The federal intelligence community is encouraging Congress to make it easier for agencies … Continue reading

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Thunderstruck!: The Blackwater Videos

[Translate] David Isenberg Author, ‘Shadow Force: Private Security Contractors in Iraq’ Thunderstruck!: The Blackwater Videos Posted: 04/ 9/2012 11:52 am Although the print version of the April 2012 issue of Harper’s magazine has been out for a few weeks this … Continue reading

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