Daily Archives: June 23, 2012

Viewpoints: Why try to fix airport security at Sacramento when it isn’t broken?

[Translate] Viewpoints: Why try to fix airport security at Sacramento when it isn’t broken? By Eugene Hudson Jr. Special to The Bee Published: Saturday, Jun. 23, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 9A Sacramento-area fliers should beware of a long-standing … Continue reading

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MoD’s plan to replace British Army with private contractors “risks national security”

[Translate] MoD’s plan to replace British Army with private contractors “risks national security” London, UK – 22 June 2012 Plans announced by the UK Ministry of Defence to downsize the British Army while simultaneously deploying more private contractors and reservists … Continue reading

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Pentagon Expansion Of Acquisition Staff Hurt By Funding Uncertainties

[Translate] GovExec.com June 21, 2012 Pentagon Expansion Of Acquisition Staff Hurt By Funding Uncertainties By Charles S. Clark The Defense Department’s ongoing effort to expand and better train its ranks of acquisition employees has been hindered by shifts in funding … Continue reading

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Prisons, Privatization, Patronage

[Translate] Prisons, Privatization, Patronage By PAUL KRUGMAN Published: June 21, 2012  Over the past few days, The New York Times has published several terrifying reports about New Jersey’s system of halfway houses — privately run adjuncts to the regular system … Continue reading

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CACI to buy Delta Solutions, gov’t consultants

[Translate] AP News CACI to buy Delta Solutions, gov’t consultants Posted on June 21, 2012 ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — CACI International Inc. said Thursday that it reached a deal to buy Delta Solutions and Technologies Inc., which provides financial management … Continue reading

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Federal judge sees no ‘smoking gun’ over Oregon soldiers’ claim that KBR knew about carcinogens

[Translate] Federal judge sees no ‘smoking gun’ over Oregon soldiers’ claim that KBR knew about carcinogens Published: Thursday, June 21, 2012, 1:22 PM By Mike Francis, The Oregonian The federal judge in the case brought by Oregon National Guard soldiers … Continue reading

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From Private Security to Public Good: Regulating the Private Security Industry in Haiti

[Translate] From Private Security to Public Good: Regulating the Private Security Industry in Haiti Geoff Burt SSR Issue Paper No. 9 Monday, June 18, 2012 Haiti, like many countries, relies heavily on private security companies to protect people and property. … Continue reading

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