Daily Archives: November 14, 2012

Militarization of SECURITY: Inventory of Dutch companies

[Translate] Google Translation P. 1 Militarization of SECURITY Inventory of Dutch companies   Campaign Against Arms Trade, November 2012 Mark Akkerman The security industry Introduction Since the attacks in the U.S. on September 11, 2001, the market for ‘homeland security’ … Continue reading

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CACI Awarded Prime Position on $10 Billion Multiple-Award Contract to Provide Telecommunications Support for U.S. Army

[Translate] CACI Awarded Prime Position on $10 Billion Multiple-Award Contract to Provide Telecommunications Support for U.S. Army Published: November 13, 2012 New Work Expands Company’s Presence in C4ISR Market ARLINGTON, Va. — CACI International Inc (NYSE:CACI) announced today that it … Continue reading

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Military Contractors & the American Way of War

[Translate] Military Contractors & the American Way of War Author(s): Deborah D. Avant and Renee de Nevers Source: Daedalus. 140.3 (Summer 2011): p88. Full Text: Abstract: Contractors are deeply intertwined with the American military and U.S. foreign policy. Over half … Continue reading

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The future use of corporate warriors with the U.S. Armed Forces: legal, policy, and practical considerations and concerns

[Translate] The future use of corporate warriors with the U.S. Armed Forces: legal, policy, and practical considerations and concerns Author(s): David A. Wallace Source: Defense A R Journal. 16.2 (July 2009): p123. Full Text: The privatization of warfare has led … Continue reading

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Contractor Combatants: Tales of an Imbedded Capitalist

[Translate] Contractor Combatants: Tales of an Imbedded Capitalist Author(s): Patricia K. Hinshaw Source: Army Lawyer. (Jan. 2009): p64.   Full Text: “The United States this year will have spent $100 billion on contractors in Iraq since the invasion in 2003, … Continue reading

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The long arm of the law: the Military Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act

[Translate] The long arm of the law: the Military Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act Author(s): Paula B. McCarron Source: Corrections Today. 70.6 (Dec. 2008): p38. Full Text: In October 2003, three months before the investigation on inmate abuse at Abu Ghraib prison … Continue reading

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Departments of State and Defense sign MOA on private security contractors

[Translate] Departments of State and Defense sign MOA on private security contractors Author(s): Michael J. Navarre Source: The Procurement Lawyer. 43.3 (Spring 2008): p3. Full Text: On December 5, 2007, the Department of Defense (DOD) and Department of State (DOS) … Continue reading

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How Do You Handle 70,000 Unemployed Afghan PSC? Very Carefully

[Translate] David Isenberg Author, ‘Shadow Force: Private Security Contractors in Iraq’ How Do You Handle 70,000 Unemployed Afghan PSC? Very Carefully Huffington Post Posted: 11/13/2012 6:07 pm Admittedly, just one of many factors affecting Afghanistan, but an important one nonetheless, … Continue reading

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DynCorp Parent Reports 8% 3Q Revenue Jump, Aviation Up 23%; Steve Gaffney Comments

[Translate] DynCorp Parent Reports 8% 3Q Revenue Jump, Aviation Up 23%; Steve Gaffney Comments Posted by Ross Wilkers on November 13, 2012 · The parent company of DynCorp International has announced financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year … Continue reading

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Private security services up in arms over draft legislation

[Translate] Private security services up in arms over draft legislation Frisking foreign owners Troye Lund | 13 November 2012 Private security services are up in arms over draft legislation which requires foreign owners to put at least 51% of their … Continue reading

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