Monthly Archives: December 2012

KBR lawyers seek new trial, citing legal mistakes and violations

[Translate] KBR lawyers seek new trial, citing legal mistakes and violations Published: Saturday, December 29, 2012, 11:04 AM     Updated: Saturday, December 29, 2012, 11:16 AM By Mike Francis, The Oregonian  View full size KBR’s lawyers argued that the use … Continue reading

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Classy Action: KBR Disagreed with an $85 Million Judgment Against Them, So They Accused Jurors of Misconduct

[Translate] Classy Action: KBR Disagreed with an $85 Million Judgment Against Them, So They Accused Jurors of Misconduct By Craig Malisow Thu., Dec. 27 2012 at 1:00 PM KBR has a bad case of sour grapes. After KBR was ordered … Continue reading

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Post KBR Trial and Verdict Update

[Translate] Post KBR Trial and Verdict Update By Doyle Raizner  post in Firm News, Military Contractors, Qarmat Ali Litigation  on December 26, 2012 After several weeks of an informal, partial gag order entered at the request of KBR shortly before … Continue reading

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Military will contract out air-to-air refuelling if Canada goes with F-35

[Translate] Military will contract out air-to-air refuelling if Canada goes with F-35 Lee Berthiaume Published: December 20, 2012, 5:17 pm OTTAWA — The Canadian military has decided it will rely on the U.S., other allies and private companies for air-to-air refuelling if … Continue reading

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A Third Way for PMSC Legal Accountability

[Translate] David Isenberg Author, ‘Shadow Force: Private Security Contractors in Iraq’   A Third Way for PMSC Legal Accountability Posted: 12/27/2012 11:39 am When it comes to legal accountability for private military and security contractors there are two categories to … Continue reading

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Mental Illness, Poverty Haunted Afghan Policewoman Who Killed American

[Translate] Reuters.com December 26, 2012 Mental Illness, Poverty Haunted Afghan Policewoman Who Killed American By Michael Georgy and Mirwais Harooni, Reuters KABUL–The Afghan policewoman suspected of killing a U.S. contractor at police headquarters in Kabul suffered from mental illness and … Continue reading

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CIA’s Global Response Staff emerging from shadows after incidents in Libya and Pakistan

[Translate] CIA’s Global Response Staff emerging from shadows after incidents in Libya and Pakistan By Greg Miller and Julie Tate, Published: December 26 The rapid collapse of a U.S. diplomatic compound in Libya exposed the vulnerabilities of State Department facilities overseas. … Continue reading

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Benghazi penalties are bogus

[Translate] Benghazi penalties are bogus By JOSH MARGOLIN Last Updated: 1:46 AM, December 26, 2012 Posted: 1:46 AM, December 26, 2012 EXCLUSIVE The four officials supposedly out of jobs because of their blunders in the run-up to the deadly Benghazi … Continue reading

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Take My Neocon — Please

[Translate] David Isenberg Author, ‘Shadow Force: Private Security Contractors in Iraq’ Take My Neocon — Please Posted: 12/26/2012 12:40 pm In case you are not aware, Jews have long been drawn to and practiced humor. It is just a plain … Continue reading

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Motive Unclear In Killing By Woman In Afghan Force

[Translate] New York Times December 26, 2012 Pg. 4 Motive Unclear In Killing By Woman In Afghan Force By Rod Nordland KABUL, Afghanistan — Sergeant Nargis went to work Monday with murder on her mind. By the end of the … Continue reading

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