Daily Archives: October 7, 2012

Student dissertation explores privatization of global security

[Translate] Student dissertation explores privatization of global security Story by Amanda Stein Javier Chagoya NPS national security affairs doctoral student Cmdr. Dan Straub weighs the benefits and challenges of using private security contractors for United Nations peacekeeping efforts in his … Continue reading

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SOMALIA: Sarancen loses anti-piracy contract in Puntland, Somalia

[Translate] SOMALIA: Sarancen loses anti-piracy contract in Puntland, Somalia October 3, 2012 20:30 Controversial SA-linked private military operator Sterling Corporate Services, aka Saracen International, has lost its anti-piracy contract in the semi-autonomous Somali region of Puntland. The termination comes in … Continue reading

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Executive Order Focuses on Prohibiting Human Trafficking

[Translate] Oct 04, 2012 Executive Order Focuses on Prohibiting Human Trafficking By SCOTT AMEY Last week, President Obama signed an Executive Order (EO) strengthening the government’s zero-tolerance policy rules governing trafficking in persons (TIP). The EO lays out detailed guidance … Continue reading

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Pentagon Faces Soaring Late Fees Over Military Shipping Containers

[Translate] USA Today October 5, 2012 Pg. 9 Pentagon Faces Soaring Late Fees Over Military Shipping Containers By Tom Vanden Brook, USA Today WASHINGTON — Late fees for unreturned shipping containers have soared to record levels over the past 13 … Continue reading

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At Least 121 Civilian Contractor Deaths in the Third Quarter of 2012

[Translate] At Least 121 Civilian Contractor Deaths in the Third Quarter of 2012 Posted by defensebaseactcomp on October 2, 2012 According to the Department of Labor’s Defense Base Act Claim Summary Reports there were at least 121 Civilian Contractor Deaths filed … Continue reading

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