Daily Archives: May 4, 2012

Corruption still threatens U.S. efforts in Afghanistan

[Translate] Corruption still threatens U.S. efforts in Afghanistan Special inspector general presents sobering view of challenges as exit looms Posted May 3, 2012, 9:45 am Aaron Mehta The Center for Public Integrity When President Barack Obama signed a formal agreement in Kabul … Continue reading

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Guantánamo Bay contractor on shortlist to run UK police services

[Translate] Guantánamo Bay contractor on shortlist to run UK police services US firm KBR, which helped build detention camp, among consortiums bidding to run police services in West Midlands and Surrey Alan Travis and Matthew Taylor guardian.co.uk, Thursday 3 May … Continue reading

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Universal Protection Buys JWA Security Contractor

[Translate] Universal Protection Buys JWA Security Contractor By Jane Yu Wednesday, May 2, 2012 Universal Protection Service in Santa Ana has acquired San Diego-based Heritage Security Services, which was recently selected to provide private armed security guards for John Wayne … Continue reading

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Review of Patriots for Profit: Contractors and the Military in U.S. National Security

[Translate] Thomas C. Bruneau. Patriots for Profit: Contractors and the Military in U.S. National Security. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2011. 288 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-7548-9; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-7549-6. Reviewed by Michael Gambone (Kutztown University of Pennsylvania) Published on … Continue reading

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