Daily Archives: December 6, 2012

[Translate] Allies Absent in Afghanistan – Helicopters Hired Dec 04, 2012 16:10 EST Latest updates: Over $180M in contracts. Afghanistan is shaping up as a test of the NATO alliance. Thus far, the report is mixed. While a number of … Continue reading

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U.S. Commandos’ New Landlord in Afghanistan: Blackwater

[Translate] U.S. Commandos’ New Landlord in Afghanistan: Blackwater By Spencer Ackerman 12.05.12 4:00 AM  U.S. Special Operations Forces have a brand new home in Afghanistan. It’s owned and operated by the security company formerly known as Blackwater, thanks to a … Continue reading

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DynCorp International Awarded Contract Valued at up to $22 Million to Provide Base Operation Support Services at Soto Cano Air Base

[Translate] press release Dec. 5, 2012, 1:04 p.m. EST DynCorp International Awarded Contract Valued at up to $22 Million to Provide Base Operation Support Services at Soto Cano Air Base   FALLS CHURCH, Va., Dec 05, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — … Continue reading

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Another Oregon Guard veteran sues KBR over sodium dichromate

[Translate] Another Oregon Guard veteran sues KBR over sodium dichromate Published: Monday, December 03, 2012, 4:19 PM     Updated: Monday, December 03, 2012, 4:41 PM By Mike Francis, The Oregonian Another Oregon National Guard veteran, Gregory Gibb of Springfield, has … Continue reading

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The International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers – New Signatory Companies on 1 December 2012

[Translate] The International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers – New Signatory Companies on 1 December 2012 International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers 01 Dec 2012 [New signatory companies on 1 December 2012 to the … Continue reading

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Jury rules against defense contractor EOD Technology

[Translate] Jury rules against defense contractor EOD Technology By Josh Flory Published Tuesday, December 4, 2012 Photo by J. Miles Cary A federal jury on Monday ruled in favor of a Kuwaiti firm that had sued a Lenoir City defense … Continue reading

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Alan Gross Says ‘Time To Talk Tachlis’

[Translate] Alan Gross Says ‘Time To Talk Tachlis’ Jailed in Cuba, American Hopes To Shift Focus to White House Strategy Shift: Alan Gross’s wife and advocates are taking a new approach in the struggle to win his freedom. They are … Continue reading

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U.S. Ready to Offer Mercenaries $10 Billion for a Drug-War Air Force

[Translate] U.S. Ready to Offer Mercenaries $10 Billion for a Drug-War Air Force By Spencer Ackerman 12.04.12 2:19 PM Unsure how your private security firm makes money as the U.S. war in Afghanistan winds down? One option: Go into the … Continue reading

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