Daily Archives: July 11, 2012

UN criticized for using private security companies

[Translate] UN criticized for using private security companies Published: July 10, 2012 By EDITH M. LEDERER – Associated Press UNITED NATIONS – A non-profit organization that monitors the United Nations published a report Tuesday criticizing the U.N.’s growing use of … Continue reading

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ACADEMI Accepted to World Economic Forum

[Translate] ACADEMI Accepted to World Economic Forum Partnering Against Corruption Initiative Leading Security Services Company Joins Global Industries Combating Corruption July 11, 2012 – Arlington, Va. – ACADEMI, a leading security solutions provider serving government and commercial customers worldwide, today … Continue reading

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After UN Stonewalls ICP on Use of PMC Saracen, GPF Adds DynCorp & G4S

[Translate] After UN Stonewalls ICP on Use of PMC Saracen, GPF Adds DynCorp & G4S   By Matthew Russell Lee UNITED NATIONS, July 10, updated thrice — Might a new report on the UN’s use of private military contractors shake … Continue reading

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Suit filed over death of US troops killed by Afghan National security contractor at FOB Frontenac

[Translate] Suit filed over death of US troops killed by Afghan National security contractor at FOB Frontenac US Army Spc. Rudy A. Acosta was killed March 19, 2011 at FOB Frontenac in Kandahar province, Afghanistan by an Afghan security contractor … Continue reading

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