Daily Archives: November 17, 2012

Forced evictions, racist attacks. Meet the new landlord, security company

[Translate] Forced evictions, racist attacks. Meet the new landlord, security company G4S John Grayson 8 November 2012 Subjects: The UK government has created a new profit source for security giant G4S and its partners: managing housing for asylum seekers. John … Continue reading

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Comment by International Stability Operations Association on article “US employs former child soldiers as mercenaries”

[Translate] Comment by International Stability Operations Association on article “US employs former child soldiers as mercenaries” November 2012 Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the International Stability Operations Association to provide a comment on the article “US employs former … Continue reading

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US employs former child soldiers as mercenaries

[Translate] US employs former child soldiers as mercenaries By Sybille Fuchs 31 October 2012 The US is increasingly using private security forces to wage its wars and maintain its occupation of countries after the withdrawal of regular troops. Both in … Continue reading

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Former U.S. Army Major Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Bribery Scheme Related to Department of Defense Contracts in Kuwait

[Translate] Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, November 13, 2012 Former U.S. Army Major Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Bribery Scheme Related to Department of Defense Contracts in Kuwait To Date, 19 Individuals … Continue reading

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Face Plants, Headlocks and Surges

[Translate] Face Plants, Headlocks and Surges by Sudhama Ranganathan Tuesday Nov 13th, 2012 8:28 AM For a couple of decades the numbers of private security contractors and private intelligence contractors handling matters related to the national security of the United … Continue reading

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Contract competition increasing at DHS, think tank says

[Translate] Contract competition increasing at DHS, think tank says By Kedar Pavgi November 13, 2012 Contract competition at the Homeland Security Department has increased significantly, according to a new report that still warns inadequate spending on research and development may … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Homeland Security Contract Spending and the Supporting Industrial Base, 2004-2011

[Translate] U.S. Department of Homeland Security Contract Spending and the Supporting Industrial Base, 2004-2011 By David J. Berteau, Guy Ben-Ari, Jesse Ellman, Priscilla Hermann, and Gregory Sanders Contributor: Luke Heselden and Tomoyo Nishimori Nov 13, 2012 This report examines trends … Continue reading

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(PMC) DynCorp International awarded an $80,000,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract

[Translate] U.S. Department of Defense Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) Contract On the Web: http://www.defense.gov/Contracts/Contract.aspx?ContractID=4918 Media contact: +1 (703) 697-5131/697-5132 Public contact: http://www.defense.gov/landing/comment.aspx or  +1 (703) 571-3343  (PMC) DynCorp International awarded an $80,000,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract

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Peter W Singer on Child and Robot Soldiers, Privatized Violence and Other IR-related Issues

[Translate] Peter W Singer on Child and Robot Soldiers, Privatized Violence and Other IR-related Issues Peter W Singer Part 1 Peter W Singer Part 2 15 November 2012 Peter W Singer In today’s “Theory Talks”, Peter W Singer explains how … Continue reading

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CACI Secures a New Contract

[Translate] CACI Secures a New Contract Posted 11/15/2012 3:40 PM by Zacks Equity Research Recently, CACI International Inc. ( CACI ) announced securing a prime position in the Global Tactical Advanced Communications Systems (GTACS) contract worth $10 billion. Awarded by … Continue reading

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