Monthly Archives: October 2012

SOMALIA: Saracen trained forces surround the home of former Somali Prime Minister in Bosaso

[Translate] SOMALIA: Saracen trained forces surround the home of former Somali Prime Minister in Bosaso October 31, 2012 00:20 On Monday forces trained by Sterling Corporate Services also known as Saracen blocked all the major roads leading to the residence … Continue reading

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Private Security Act could scare investors, MPs told

[Translate] Private Security Act could scare investors, MPs told Sapa | 31 October, 2012 13:23 Amendments to the Private Security Industry Regulation Act could result in a flight of foreign capital from the country, Parliament’s police portfolio committee heard on … Continue reading

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Private security can never replace the police – Nathi Mthethwa

[Translate] Private security can never replace the police – Nathi Mthethwa Nathi Mthethwa 30 October 2012 Police minister says amendment bill aimed at eradicating criminality in the industry  PRIVATE SECURITY INDUSTRY TO BE BETTER AND EFFECTIVELY-REGULATED The UN also recognizes … Continue reading

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Man injured driving Iraqi bomber off road tackles obstacle course

[Translate] Man injured driving Iraqi bomber off road tackles obstacle course 8:50am Tuesday 30th October 2012 in Local Man injured driving Iraqi bomber off road tackles obstacle course A BODYGUARD who survived an attempted suicide bomb attack in Iraq is … Continue reading

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Judge denies request to remove KBR as a defendant in Oregon soldiers’ hexavalent chromium lawsuit

[Translate] Judge denies request to remove KBR as a defendant in Oregon soldiers’ hexavalent chromium lawsuit Published: Monday, October 29, 2012, 1:34 PM By Mike Francis, The Oregonian Magistrate Judge Paul Papak on Monday denied a request to remove KBR … Continue reading

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Tuesday morning in the KBR case: What the Army knew and when, and who it told

[Translate] Tuesday morning in the KBR case: What the Army knew and when, and who it told Published: Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 12:13 PM By Mike Francis, The Oregonian Lawyers for KBR Inc. have saved some of their most powerful … Continue reading

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Pentagon Inspector Starts Investigation Of Contractor

[Translate] USA Today October 30, 2012 Pg. 8 Pentagon Inspector Starts Investigation Of Contractor By Tom Vanden Brook, USA Today The military’s top propaganda contractor in Afghanistan is under federal criminal investigation for its possible role in a smear campaign … Continue reading

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Private security industry to be better and effectively-regulated

[Translate] Private security industry to be better and effectively-regulated MEDIA STATEMENT – For immediate release The UN also recognizes the threat posed by international growth of private security companies PARLIAMENT, CAPE TOWN – 30 October 2012. South Africa has the … Continue reading

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Pakistan’s security business booms

[Translate] October 11, 2012 6:34 pm Pakistan’s security business booms By Farhan Bokhari in Karachi ©AFP Pakistan’s decade-long campaign against al-Qaeda and the Taliban may have made the country’s urban areas calmer, as armed assaults and suicide attacks have tapered … Continue reading

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The Welsh Security Contractor Behind America’s Benghazi Consulate Guards

[Translate] The Atlantic Home Monday, October 29, 2012 Garance Franke-Ruta – Garance Franke-Ruta is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where she oversees the Politics Channel. The Welsh Security Contractor Behind America’s Benghazi Consulate Guards By Garance Franke-Ruta inShare Oct … Continue reading

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