Daily Archives: April 14, 2012

Bell Awarded Support Agreement for Iraqi 407s

[Translate] Bell Awarded Support Agreement for Iraqi 407s   Bell Awarded Support Agreement for Iraqi 407s Fort Worth, Texas – Bell Helicopter has been awarded a contract by U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Alabama for the procurement of contractor logistics … Continue reading

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Congressional Pressure to Rein in Shadow Government Grows

[Translate] Apr 11, 2012 Congressional Pressure to Rein in Shadow Government Grows By SUZANNE DERSHOWITZ On March 26, Representative Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) and 130 other House Members sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, criticizing the Pentagon’s growing … Continue reading

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Revealed: CISPA — Internet Spying Law — Pushed by For-Profit Spy Lobby

[Translate] Revealed: CISPA — Internet Spying Law — Pushed by For-Profit Spy Lobby By Lee Fang, Republic Report Posted on April 13, 2012, Printed on April 14, 2012 A cyber security bill moving swiftly through Congress would give government intelligence agencies … Continue reading

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Deportation contractor Reliance faces litany of abuse claims against staff

[Translate] Deportation contractor Reliance faces litany of abuse claims against staff Escort guards accused of ‘hitting and punching’ deportees, but company says cases have been investigated by UKBA Listen to Nelson Babaze describe alleged violent treatment by Reliance guards Guy … Continue reading

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Afghan contractors uncertain of future employment

[Translate] Afghan contractors uncertain of future employment Fort Polk, La. — Even in the warm Louisiana weather, Mohammad Rezai carries a leather jacket everywhere he goes, just in case someone should turn up the air conditioning. He has an olive … Continue reading

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Pakistan offers plan to reopen supply lines to American forces

[Translate] Pakistan offers plan to reopen supply lines to American forces By Carlo Munoz – 04/13/12 02:56 PM ET U.S.-Pakistan relations took a leap forward on Friday, when Islamabad agreed to a plan to reopen vital supply routes to American … Continue reading

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Campaign against privatising asylum deportation from UK

[Translate] Campaign against privatising asylum deportation from UK Friday, 13 April 2012 10:58  By John Grayson, A Yorkshire campaign deploys rigorous research to expose and resist the astonishing corporate takeover of Britain’s ‘asylum seeker markets’. Private security firms with records … Continue reading

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DynCorp International Awarded Contract Valued at up to $25.4 Million to Support the Kuwait Air Force (KAF)

[Translate] http://www.marketwatch.com/story/dyncorp-international-awarded-contract-valued-at-up-to-254-million-to-support-the-kuwait-air-force-kaf-2012-04-13 April 13, 2012, 9:45 a.m. EDT DynCorp International Awarded Contract Valued at up to $25.4 Million to Support the Kuwait Air Force (KAF) FALLS CHURCH, Va., Apr 13, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — DynCorp International (DI) today announced that … Continue reading

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SA ponders armed guards aboard merchant ships

[Translate] SA ponders armed guards aboard merchant ships Written by Dean Wingrin/defenceWeb Thursday, 12 April 2012 08:46 South Africa has been asked to grapple with the question of how to deal with armed guards aboard civilian ships at sea. In … Continue reading

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Using Guards to Hunt Pirates: Germany May Loosen Shipping Laws

[Translate] 04/13/2012 Using Guards to Hunt Pirates Germany May Loosen Shipping Laws By Simone Utler AFP Using private security firms to protect ships from Somali pirates has long been a legal gray area in Germany. Conceding that it doesn’t have … Continue reading

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