Daily Archives: January 16, 2013

Readers speak on contractors

The Federal Diary Joe Davidson Readers speak on defense budget plan, contractors, corruption, whistleblowers By Joe Davidson, Published: January 15 The Federal Diary gets lots of reader reaction via e-mail, snail mail and online posts, which unfortunately, and curiously, people generally … Continue reading

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The Case For a Combined Code of Business Ethics and Conduct

The Case For a Combined Code of Business Ethics and Conduct From the Experts By Suzanne R. Folsom, Victoria McKenney, and Glenn T. Ware All Articles Corporate Counsel January 16, 2013 Suzanne R. Folsom Victoria McKenney Are corporate codes of conduct and … Continue reading

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The most open government in the world? It doesn’t feel like it…

… Getting underneath the failings of security contractor G4S at the Olympic Games was also frustrating. “It was very difficult to extract relevant information because the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games is a private company, although … Continue reading

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Paying For Torture

11 Jan 2013 01:15 PM Paying For Torture Ten years after the fact, L-3 Services, the American defense contractor on site at Abu Ghraib, is paying $5 million to 71 former detainees. Robert Beckhusen provides background: Until the settlement, the … Continue reading

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CACI Selected for Defense Contract

http://www.zacks.com/stock/news/90435/caci-selected-for-defense-contract CACI Selected for Defense Contract by Zacks Equity Research January 15, 2013 CACI International Inc (CACI – Analyst Report) recently announced that it was selected as one of the seven primary contractors to provide battlespace awareness services for the … Continue reading

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The Abu Ghraib Settlement: A Form of Reparations?

 The Abu Ghraib Settlement: A Form of Reparations? By Debbie Sharnak | 01/13/2013 Photo: Khalid Mohammed The first lawsuit involving defense contractors accused of conspiring to torture detainees at Abu Ghraib in Iraq concluded last week with a $5.28 million … Continue reading

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Security Contractor training. Not!

Is this how a security contractor trains? No, LOL, but one can dream.

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So Tell Us What You Really Think

David Isenberg Author, ‘Shadow Force: Private Security Contractors in Iraq’ So Tell Us What You Really Think Posted: 01/15/2013 4:58 pm For all the commentary, opinions, fulminations, debate and demagoguery that has been lavished on private military and security contractors … Continue reading

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