Daily Archives: October 29, 2012

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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PIRACY UPDATE: There’s Men With Guns, but Piracy Is Not War [Part 1]

[Translate] PIRACY UPDATE: There’s Men With Guns, but Piracy Is Not War [Part 1] Tuesday, October 2, 2012 Seafarers have become the center of many initiatives to protect them from capture, torture and murder at the hands of pirates. Yet … Continue reading

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Friday-Monday morning in the KBR case: A soldier’s immediate adverse reaction to an orange chemical powder

[Translate] Friday-Monday morning in the KBR case: A soldier’s immediate adverse reaction to an orange chemical powder Published: Monday, October 22, 2012, 1:10 PM      By Mike Francis, The Oregonian The feeling he had when he ate an Army-issued chicken … Continue reading

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Friday: Experts and lawyers wrangle over skin, air and soil in KBR case

[Translate] Friday: Experts and lawyers wrangle over skin, air and soil in KBR case Published: Friday, October 26, 2012, 4:51 PM By Mike Francis, The Oregonian On Friday, jurors in the case brought by Oregon soldiers against KBR Inc. heard … Continue reading

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Former Pirate Alley Commander Terry McKnight: “Because Piracy is on the Wane, I Hope Navies Won’t Start to Pull Out.”

[Translate]   Former Pirate Alley Commander Terry McKnight: “Because Piracy is on the Wane, I Hope Navies Won’t Start to Pull Out.” Friday, October 19, 2012 U.S. Navy Rear Admiral (Ret.) Terence E. “Terry” McKnight, the pioneering U.S. Commander of … Continue reading

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Reassessing the G4S Olympic security affair

[Translate] Reassessing the G4S Olympic security affair 03 October 2012 Security analyst Hugo Rosemont argues that the Home Office was not a marginal player in the Olympic security ‘fiasco’which saw thousands of troops deployed at short notice and one private … Continue reading

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Garda Receives Final Court Approval to Take the Company Private

[Translate] Garda Receives Final Court Approval to Take the Company Private Garda World Security Corporation GW 10/29/2012 11:27:41 AM Garda Receives Final Court Approval to Take the Company Private MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA–(Marketwire – Oct. 29, 2012) – Garda World Security … Continue reading

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Industry Upset Over Prison Defense Contracts

[Translate] Industry Upset Over Prison Defense Contracts Oct 19, 2012 Military.com| by Bryant Jordan Business owners competing for the withering number of U.S. military contracts face a surprising competitor — American prisoners. Business owners are crying foul over the number … Continue reading

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South African security companies in Somalia have not violated arms embargo

[Translate] South African security companies in Somalia have not violated arms embargo Written by defenceWeb Friday, 19 October 2012 13:20 South Africa has not violated the arms embargo on Somalia imposed by the United Nations Security Council in spite of … Continue reading

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