Monthly Archives: September 2012

Olympics security – Home Affairs Committee

[Translate] Olympics security – Home Affairs Committee Home Affairs Committee The Home Affairs Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration, and policy of the Home Office and its associated public bodies.

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Why Democracies Go To War Against Other Democracies

[Translate] Posted September 18, 2012. Why Democracies Go To War Against Other Democracies By R. Jordan Prescott Editor’s Note: This piece was prepared by Senior Analyst R. Jordan Prescott following his participation in Wikistrat’s “Democratic Peace Theory” Challenge simulation. The exercise  examined the … Continue reading

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Civilian Service Contract Inventories

[Translate] Civilian Service Contract Inventories Opportunities Exist to Improve Agency Reporting and Review Efforts GAO-12-1007, Sep 27, 2012 What GAO Found Civilian agencies did not fully comply with statutory requirements for compiling fiscal year 2011 service contract inventories. For example, … Continue reading

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G4S Olympics Woes Continue

[Translate] G4S Olympics Woes Continue Although the Olympics was hailed as being a success in virtually all parts it certainly didn’t go off without a few hitches and hiccups. One area where many believed there would be major problems was … Continue reading

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Danish clients dump G4S because of security company’s ties to Israeli occupation

[Translate] Danish clients dump G4S because of security company’s ties to Israeli occupation Adri Nieuwhof , 27 September 2012 Subjects: After pressure from Boycotts, Divestments and Sanctions (BDS) activists, several Danish clients have terminated contracts with British-Danish security company G4S … Continue reading

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CACI Appoints Garnett R. Stowe, Jr. as Senior Vice President and Division Group Manager

[Translate] CACI Appoints Garnett R. Stowe, Jr. as Senior Vice President and Division Group Manager By BusinessWirevia The Motley Fool Posted 8:50AM 09/26/12 Posted under: Investing Highly Credentialed Intelligence Professional Served as Former Chairman, Homeland Security Intelligence Council, Industry Executive, … Continue reading

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Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Shell: Human Rights Law at a Crossroads

[Translate] September 19, 2012 — WHAT Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Shell: Human Rights Law at a Crossroads WHEN Thursday, September 27, 2012, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

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White House to government contractors: Stop human trafficking

[Translate] White House to government contractors: Stop human trafficking By Eric Katz September 25, 2012 President Obama has issued an executive order to increase oversight that prevents human trafficking resulting from government contracts, the White House announced Tuesday. The policy … Continue reading

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Private Prisons Currently Exempt from Freedom of Information Act

[Translate] Christopher Petrella NationofChange / Op-Ed Published: Tuesday 25 September 2012 Spending millions each year to defeat the very legislation that would support the industry’s claims of superior public safety and savings demonstrates that the for-profit corrections system stands at … Continue reading

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Guardsman Wins Case Over Job Lost To Army

[Translate] Washington Post September 25, 2012 Pg. B4 Guardsman Wins Case Over Job Lost To Army Private-sector position ‘in-sourced’ by the military By Steve Vogel A National Guardsman who lost his job as civilian contractor when it was “in-sourced” by … Continue reading

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