Daily Archives: February 8, 2013

Conservatives have ‘no clue’ how privatization plan for bases will affect military, critics say

[Translate] Conservatives have ‘no clue’ how privatization plan for bases will affect military, critics say By DAVID PUGLIESE, Ottawa Citizen January 29, 2013 Minister of National Defence Peter MacKay responds to a question during question period in the House of … Continue reading

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G4S Fiasco ‘Has Denied Sensible Outsourcing Debate’

[Translate] G4S Fiasco ‘Has Denied Sensible Outsourcing Debate’ Debacle over Olympic staffing means option has effectively been removed from the table, say academics. Date – 7th February 2013 Courtesy of – Cliff Caswell – Police Oracle The furore surrounding the … Continue reading

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MoD criticized for procurement plans

[Translate] MoD criticized for procurement plans Strategic Sourceror on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 The British Ministry of Defense (MoD) is taking serious criticism for its assumed plans to begin outsourcing responsibility for the sourcing and maintenance of military equipment. While such … Continue reading

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Iraq War Contractor Fined for Late Reports of 30 Deaths

[Translate] Iraq War Contractor Fined for Late Reports of 30 Deaths by T. Christian Miller ProPublica, Feb. 7, 2013, 7 a.m. A foreign security contractor guards a drilling oil site on Nov. 29, 2005, in Kaproke, Iraq. As of December … Continue reading

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Employing Armed Guards in West Africa Can Be Dangerous

[Translate] Employing Armed Guards in West Africa Can Be Dangerous February 7, 2013 By MI News Network Shipowners considering employing armed guards to protect their ships from pirate attacks in west Africa need to be extremely careful, according to new … Continue reading

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In Brennan’s Private Sector Stint, a Chinese Connection

[Translate] In Brennan’s Private Sector Stint, a Chinese Connection Published: Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 6:56 PM ET By: Eamon Javers CNBC Washington Reporter John Brennan, President Obama’s nominee to be director of the CIA, like many government employees took … Continue reading

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