Daily Archives: December 13, 2012

US Contract Notice: Department of State, Issues Solicitation for “Baghdad Life Support Services (BLISS)”

[Translate] US Official News December 6, 2012 Thursday US Contract Notice: Department of State, Issues Solicitation for “Baghdad Life Support Services (BLISS)” DATELINE: WASHINGTON Department of State, Office of Acquisitions Officer has issued requirement for “Baghdad Life Support Services (BLISS)” … Continue reading

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US to downscale civilian presence amid Afghan crackdown on security firms

[Translate] Global Insight December 6, 2012 US to downscale civilian presence amid Afghan crackdown on security firms James Brazier With the United States rationalising plans for a long-term civilian presence in Afghanistan, IHS Global Insight looks at how the Afghan … Continue reading

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Opinion: Higher Standards of Private Security – How the ISO Will Benefit the Seafarer

[Translate] Opinion: Higher Standards of Private Security – How the ISO Will Benefit the Seafarer Monday, December 10, 2012 The International Standards Organisation (ISO) will present its draft standard for the selection and use of Armed Guards on commercial vessels … Continue reading

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Court examines use of private guards in east J’lem

[Translate] Court examines use of private guards in east J’lem By MELANIE LIDMAN 12/13/2012 00:55 Civil rights group aims to block use of private security guards by Jewish residents in Arab neighborhoods of east J’lem. The High Court of Justice … Continue reading

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Private prison firms look to cash in on Canada asylum crackdown

[Translate] Private prison firms look to cash in on Canada asylum crackdown Advocates urge Canadian government not to go further down the route of privatising immigration detention Bilbo Poynter in Hamilton, Ontario guardian.co.uk, Thursday 29 November 2012 16.28 EST Dramatic … Continue reading

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PCCs Clash Over Privatisation Plan

[Translate] PCCs Clash Over Privatisation Plan Plans to outsource organisational support have been rejected by one commissioner while another keeps options open Police and crime commissioners have clashed over proposals to outsource the organisational support of three forces to private … Continue reading

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Management System for Quality of Private Security Company Operations – Requirements with Guidance (201X)

[Translate] Management System for Quality of Private Security Company Operations – Requirements with Guidance (201X) Document: New ASIS International Standard Committee Chair: Dr. Marc H. Siegel ASIS Contact Information: Sue Carioti, Director, Standards and Guidelines Aivelis Opicka, Manager, Standards and … Continue reading

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SUMMARY OF NDAA DEBATES

[Translate] SUMMARY OF NDAA DEBATES SUMMARY OF DEBATES by Mark Erbel The US Congress is currently debating the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2013. Section 806 is one of many that affect government contracting. It proposes a … Continue reading

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2013 ISA Conference: Relevant ISA Panels for military and security privatization

[Translate] Relevant ISA Panels for military and security privatization WB54: Wednesday 10:30 AM – 12:15 PM Ethics, Private Military and Security Companies, and Just War Theory Room: Union Square 13, Hilton Union Square Chair John Lango, Hunter College, City University … Continue reading

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The U.S. Government’s Approach to Countering Somali Piracy

[Translate] The U.S. Government’s Approach to Countering Somali Piracy Remarks Thomas Kelly Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs Remarks at Combating Piracy Week London, United Kingdom October 25, 2012 Thank you. It’s my great pleasure to be here at Combating … Continue reading

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