Daily Archives: November 19, 2012

State neglected GAO’s diplomatic security advice

[Translate] State neglected GAO’s diplomatic security advice By Kedar Pavgi November 16, 2012 The State Department did not follow up on recommendations made in 2009 to improve diplomatic security, a failing that may have contributed to critical staffing shortages at … Continue reading

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Is private security taking over Africa?

[Translate] Is private security taking over Africa?  Al Bawaba Ltd. It is statistically true that we are living in the most peaceful and stable era in human history. It just does not feel that way. And if you live in … Continue reading

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Contractors Alleged to Abuse Alcohol, Drugs, Guns at Parties In Afghanistan

[Translate] Contractors Alleged to Abuse Alcohol, Drugs, Guns at Parties In Afghanistan by Puck Lo, CorpWatch Blog November 14th, 2012   Video still from cell phone video of Jorge Scientific. Photo courtesy ABC News. Jorge Scientific Corporation, a military contractor with nearly … Continue reading

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Into Africa: Ex-navy SEAL sets trail for investors

[Translate] Into Africa: Ex-navy SEAL sets trail for investors Erik Prince of Blackwater fame has set up a company that will be the ‘search radar’ to help firms manage the risks of investing there Monday, 19 November, 2012, 12:00am George … Continue reading

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