Daily Archives: August 15, 2012

TRICARE Outsources Addiction Treatment With Little Oversight

[Translate] NextGov.com August 14, 2012 TRICARE Outsources Addiction Treatment With Little Oversight By Bob Brewin To cope with a growing population of drug- and alcohol-addicted personnel, the Defense Department has outsourced substance abuse treatment to a network of 1,053 civilian … Continue reading

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Rossport protesters under 24-hour surveillance by private security firm

[Translate] The Irish Times – Friday, August 10, 2012 Rossport protesters under 24-hour surveillance by private security firm LORNA SIGGINS, Western Correspondent OPPONENTS of the Corrib gas project in north Mayo are seeking legal advice on a communication recording 24-hour … Continue reading

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Institutions Partner to Promote Transparency in the Private Military and Security Industry

[Translate] Institutions Partner to Promote Transparency in the Private Military and Security Industry Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy & DCAF 13 Aug 2012 The Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy at the University of Denver’s … Continue reading

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John Kerry owes Pakistan an explanation for contractor’s killings

[Translate] editorial John Kerry owes Pakistan an explanation for contractor’s killings August 15, 2012 It has been 16 months since Senator John Kerry helped win the release of Raymond Davis, the CIA contractor who was arrested in Pakistan after he … Continue reading

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CACI Wins a New Contract

[Translate] CACI Wins a New Contract Recently, CACI International Inc. ( CACI ) declared that it has received a $122 million contract from Naval Aviation Enterprise (NAE) and the Surface Warfare Enterprise. The company shall provide its advanced technical and … Continue reading

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Sparks fly over rethink on outsourcing

[Translate] August 14, 2012 8:49 pm Sparks fly over rethink on outsourcing By Gill Plimmer and Helen Warrell The chief executive of a big outsourcing company hit out at ministers on Tuesday for suggesting that the G4S Olympic fiasco had … Continue reading

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War on Somali Pirates: Big Business and Growing

[Translate] War on Somali Pirates: Big Business and Growing 8/14/2012 By Sandra I. Erwin Ship hijackings by Somali pirates have slowed down considerably so far this year, but they will bounce back, says a retired Navy rear admiral who commanded … Continue reading

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‘Blackwater acted under auspices of US government’

[Translate] ‘Blackwater acted under auspices of US government’ Published: 10 August, 2012, 08:37 The US Department of Justice is letting a military contractor away with a fine despite it being charged with grave crimes. Scott Horton, contributing editor to Harper’s … Continue reading

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Hammond admits private sector ‘prejudice’ after G4S failure

[Translate] Hammond admits private sector ‘prejudice’ after G4S failure Tuesday, 14 August 2012 8:14 AM By Alex Stevenson Defence secretary Philip Hammond has admitted his confidence in the private sector has been shaken by the G4S fiasco. The private security … Continue reading

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G4S donating £2.5m to armed forces

[Translate] G4S donating £2.5m to armed forces (UKPA) G4S is to donate £2.5 million to the armed forces as a “goodwill gesture” after thousands of military personnel were drafted in for London 2012 following a massive security blunder. The private … Continue reading

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