Daily Archives: July 12, 2012

MoD fury as soldiers forced to carry out menial security tasks for Olympic Games

[Translate] MoD fury as soldiers forced to carry out menial security tasks for Olympic Games Thousands more Armed Forces personnel will be forced to carry out “menial” security work for the Olympic Games, leaving defence chiefs furious. The Army has … Continue reading

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U.N. Increasingly Reliant on Private Security Contractors

[Translate] U.N. Increasingly Reliant on Private Security Contractors By Kim-Jenna Jurriaans Reprint | UNITED NATIONS, Jul 12 2012 (IPS) – The United Nations is increasingly hiring Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) for its missions across the world, raising concerns … Continue reading

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Citizens fighting £1.5 billion police privatisation highlight security companies’ human rights violations

[Translate] Citizens fighting £1.5 billion police privatisation highlight security companies’ human rights violations Clare Sambrook , 12 July 2012 As G4S and Serco, both accused of human rights abuses, bid for a contract tendered by two English police authorities, protestors … Continue reading

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PMSC Not Ready for U.N. Prime Time

[Translate] David Isenberg Author, ‘Shadow Force: Private Security Contractors in Iraq’ PMSC Not Ready for U.N. Prime Time Posted: 07/11/2012 11:27 am For many years now, private military and security contractor (PMSC) advocates have argued that utilization of PMSC in … Continue reading

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What the U.S. Government Knew About Najlaa

[Translate] David Isenberg Author, ‘Shadow Force: Private Security Contractors in Iraq’ What the U.S. Government Knew About Najlaa Posted: 07/11/2012 11:27 am A bit over a year ago a report I co-wrote, documenting human trafficking and abuse of workers by … Continue reading

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Lockheed Martin to Support Intelligence Analysis Worldwide Under Defense Intelligence Agency Solutions for Intelligence Analysis II (DIA SIA II) Contract

[Translate] July 11, 2012, 2:30 p.m. EDT Lockheed Martin to Support Intelligence Analysis Worldwide Under Defense Intelligence Agency Solutions for Intelligence Analysis II (DIA SIA II) Contract Efforts Support Worldwide intelligence analysis services for the DIA enterprise ALEXANDRIA, Va., July … Continue reading

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The DIA’s $5.6 Billion SITA-II Umbrella Contract

[Translate] The DIA’s $5.6 Billion SITA-II Umbrella Contract Jul 11, 2012 18:18 EDT In July 2012, the “Virginia Contracting Activity” accepted 10 firms into the $5.6 billion “Solutions for Intelligence Analysis II” program. It succeeds the original December 2007 SITA … Continue reading

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Land-Based Anti-Piracy Fallout

[Translate] Piracy REPORT: Exclusive Land-Based Anti-Piracy Fallout Pirates Become Politicians. Poachers Become Wardens By ROBERT YOUNG PELTON 07/10/2012 The most talked about, not talked about, story this week is who will replace Sterling Corporate Services as show runner for the … Continue reading

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