Daily Archives: February 7, 2013

Surveillance Camp III: On the Expanding Online Security Market in Latin America

[Translate] Surveillance Camp III: On the Expanding Online Security Market in Latin America Written byKatitza Rodriguez Posted 6 February 2013 6:40 GMT Recently, we wrote about how companies throughout the world increasingly face political and legal pressures to assist governments … Continue reading

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Glen Doherty’s Number Retired at WHS Ceremony

[Translate] Glen Doherty’s Number Retired at WHS Ceremony Winchester resident Glen Doherty, one of four Americans killed in a terror attack at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya on Sept. 12, 2012, had his number 20 retired during a ceremony … Continue reading

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Evaluating the “Past Performance” of Federal Contractors: Legal Requirements and Issues

[Translate]   Evaluating the “Past Performance” of Federal Contractors: Legal Requirements and Issues   Kate M. Manuel Legislative Attorney February 4, 2013 Congressional Research Service 7-5700 Summary Poor performance under a federal contract can have immediate consequences for contractors, who … Continue reading

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Afghan corruption, opium, and the strange case of Kam Air

[Translate] Afghan corruption, opium, and the strange case of Kam Air Kam Air, an airline owned by a politically-connected Afghan businessman, was blacklisted by the US military in Afghanistan for opium smuggling. Then the Afghan government complained. By Dan Murphy, Staff … Continue reading

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Liberia: Defense Minister Accuses Arcelormittal of Hiring Mercenaries

[Translate] Heritage (Monrovia) Liberia: Defense Minister Accuses Arcelormittal of Hiring Mercenaries 5 February 2013 Related Topics Defense Minister Brownie J. Samukai has categorically accused the world’s largest steel producer, multinational steel manufacturing corporation, ArcelorMittal-Liberia of hiring mercenaries. Speaking to newsmen … Continue reading

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BP’s U.S. Defense Contracts Doubled Since Year Of Gulf Oil Spil

[Translate] Bloomberg Government (bgov.com) February 6, 2013 BP’s U.S. Defense Contracts Doubled Since Year Of Gulf Oil Spill By Danielle Ivory BP Plc’s Pentagon contracts have more than doubled since the year of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the … Continue reading

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