Daily Archives: September 18, 2012

Private Prison for Asylum Seekers on Pacific Island

[Translate] Private Prison for Asylum Seekers on Pacific Island by Pratap Chatterjee, CorpWatch Blog September 17th, 2012 Memorial on Christmas Island to the 353 asylum seekers who perished at sea in October 2002 on their way to Australia. Photo: Hadi … Continue reading

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Contractor suspensions and debarments on the rise, says White House

[Translate] Contractor suspensions and debarments on the rise, says White House By Charles S. Clark 8:10 AM ET Suspensions and debarments of companies that violate federal contracting rules have increased across the government over the past three years, rising from … Continue reading

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Feds Hired British Security Firm to Protect Benghazi Consulate

[Translate] Feds Hired British Security Firm to Protect Benghazi Consulate By Spencer Ackerman and Noah Shachtman Email Author September 17, 2012 | 2:38 pm | Demonstrators in Benghazi hang the ex-dictator Moammar Gadhafi in effigy, February 2011. The State Department later hired … Continue reading

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Why U.S. Consulates Are More Dangerous Than War Zones

[Translate] Why U.S. Consulates Are More Dangerous Than War Zones Our military provides comprehensive care and support to its troops and families. They should do the same for the civilians we send into harm’s way. BY PHILLIP CARTER | SEPTEMBER … Continue reading

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