Daily Archives: January 24, 2013

Lawsuit: Kabul Embassy Guards Told to Lie About Long Hours

[Translate] For Immediate Release: Jan. 23, 2013 Contact:  Joe Newman at jnewman@pogo.org and (202) 347-1122 Lawsuit: Kabul Embassy Guards Told to Lie About Long Hours The company responsible for providing security at the U.S. embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, has at … Continue reading

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Security giant G4S rejects ‘World’s Worst Company’ nomination

[Translate] Security giant G4S rejects ‘World’s Worst Company’ nomination John Grayson and Adri Nieuwhof 23 January 2013 The world’s leading security company, G4S, says it doesn’t deserve to be nominated for Public Eye’s World’s Worst Company Award. Two activists examine … Continue reading

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Corruption In Iraq, An Interview With Stuart Bowen, Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction

[Translate] Musings On Iraq Iraq News, Politics, Economics, Society Wednesday, January 23, 2013 Corruption In Iraq, An Interview With Stuart Bowen, Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction Stuart Bowen started out working on Iraq as the Special Inspector General for … Continue reading

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This Tech Entrepreneur Is About to Launch the Blackwater of the High Seas

[Translate] This Tech Entrepreneur Is About to Launch the Blackwater of the High Seas By Spencer Ackerman 01.23.13 6:30 AM Anthony Sharp of Typhon, a new private security firm, wants to escort your commercial ship through pirate-infested waters. Photo courtesy … Continue reading

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