Daily Archives: October 19, 2012

Video shows contractors gone wild in Afghanistan

[Translate] Video shows contractors gone wild in Afghanistan By Kedar Pavgi October 17, 2012 Federal contractors at a covert operations center in Afghanistan violated military orders by abusing alcohol and drugs, risking the safety of personnel in the country, according … Continue reading

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For Benghazi diplomatic security, U.S. relied on small British firm

[Translate] For Benghazi diplomatic security, U.S. relied on small British firm 3:42pm EDT By Tabassum Zakaria, Susan Cornwell and Hadeel Al Shalchi WASHINGTON/BENGHAZI, Libya | Wed Oct 17, 2012 9:52pm EDT (Reuters) – The State Department’s decision to hire Blue … Continue reading

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The Security Failures of Benghazi

[Translate] October 10, 2012 Wednesday Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Subject: “The Security Failures of Benghazi” Chaired by: Representative Darrell Issa (R-CA) Witnesses: Charlene Lamb, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Programs, Bureau of Diplomatic … Continue reading

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Drone-Sourcing? United States Air Force Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Inherently Governmental Functions, and the Role of Contractors

[Translate] The Federal Circuit Bar Journal 2012 – 2013 22 Fed. Cir. B.J. 135 Drone-Sourcing? United States Air Force Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Inherently Governmental Functions, and the Role of Contractors NAME: Keric D. Clanahan * BIO: * Captain Keric D. … Continue reading

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British firm secured Benghazi consulate contract with little experience

[Translate] British firm secured Benghazi consulate contract with little experience A small British firm based in south Wales had secured a contract to provide security for American diplomatic facilities in Benghazi despite having only a few months experience in the … Continue reading

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US Employed Small British Firm For Benghazi Security; Unarmed Libyans Guarded The Compound

[Translate] US Employed Small British Firm For Benghazi Security; Unarmed Libyans Guarded The Compound The U.S. State Department had employed a little-known British firm to manage the security in the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi which in turn hired unarmed … Continue reading

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U.S. DOD Augments Stability Operations with Partners, Private Sector

[Translate] U.S. DOD Augments Stability Operations with Partners, Private Sector 06:23 GMT, October 18, 2012 WASHINGTON | Conducting stability operations is a core mission for the U.S. military, but the Defense Strategic Guidance and 10 years of war make clear … Continue reading

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