Daily Archives: October 20, 2012

TRANSPARENCY OUTSOURCED AS US HIRES VENDORS FOR DISCLOSURE

[Translate] Bloomberg TRANSPARENCY OUTSOURCED AS US HIRES VENDORS FOR DISCLOSURE by Danielle Ivory Oct 9. The next time you submit a Freedom of Information Act request to the U.S. government, it may end up in the hands of a company … Continue reading

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Predator Military Contractors: Privatizing the Drones

[Translate] David Isenberg Author, ‘Shadow Force: Private Security Contractors in Iraq’ Predator Military Contractors: Privatizing the Drones Posted: 10/18/2012 9:40 am About three and a half years ago I wrote that “One might note that with regard to future battlefields … Continue reading

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Groups Want Congress To Contract Contractor Pay

[Translate] Washington Post October 19, 2012 Pg. B4 Federal Diary Groups Want Congress To Contract Contractor Pay By Joe Davidson Federal employee and public interest groups are asking key members of Congress to significantly lower the limit on payments to … Continue reading

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Lawmakers urged to adopt tighter caps on contractor pay

[Translate] Lawmakers urged to adopt tighter caps on contractor pay By Amanda Palleschi October 18, 2012 Federal employee unions and government accountability and public interest groups urged lawmakers Thursday to adopt Senate language that would cap the federal government’s reimbursements … Continue reading

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Mercenaries in Asymmetric Conflicts

[Translate] Mercenaries in Asymmetric Conflicts Scott Fitzsimmons (Author) Publication Date: September 24, 2012 In Mercenaries in Asymmetric Conflicts, Scott Fitzsimmons argues that small mercenary groups must maintain a superior military culture to successfully engage and defeat more numerous and better-equipped … Continue reading

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Cossack security firms to guard Russian state property

[Translate] Cossack security firms to guard Russian state property Published: 18 October, 2012, 17:56 RIA Novosti / Ramil Sitdikov Russia will use Cossack security troops to guard military industrial objects both on its territory and abroad, says the head of … Continue reading

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CACI Awarded Prime Contract on $7 Billion Multiple-Award Program

[Translate] CACI Awarded Prime Contract on $7 Billion Multiple-Award Program Eddie Staley, Benzinga Staff Writer October 17, 2012 8:04 AM CACI International (NYSE: CACI [FREE Stock Trend Analysis]) announced today that it has been selected as one of several prime … Continue reading

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